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Nazareth in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Whitefield House

 
 
Whitefield House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 3, 2010
1. Whitefield House Marker
Inscription. Begun in 1740 at request of Methodist missionary Reverend George Whitefield as a school for Negroes. Completed by the Moravians in 1743. Served as a communal church-home for 32 newly married German couples brought over in 1744.
 
Erected 1966 by Pensylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 44.532′ N, 75° 18.356′ W. Marker is in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on South New Street 0 miles south of East Center Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 214 East Center Street, Nazareth PA 18064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nazareth (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Whitefield House (about 300 feet away); Christian Frederick Martin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Portland Cement (approx. 1.7 miles away); Moses Tunda Tatamy (approx. 2.4 miles away); Henry's Gun Factory (approx. 3 miles away); Sullivan Campaign (approx. 5 miles away); Easton (was approx. 5 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nazareth.
 
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Wide view of the Whitefield House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 3, 2010
2. Wide view of the Whitefield House Marker
for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker shown.
 
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The Whitefield House (1743) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 3, 2010
3. The Whitefield House (1743)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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