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

Charles M. Schwab

(1862-1939)

 
 
Charles M. Schwab Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, December 7, 2014
1. Charles M. Schwab Marker
Inscription. American industrialist and pioneer of the US steel industry. Schwab established Bethlehem Steel Corporation in 1904. By World War I, it was among the largest steel producers in the world and a major contributor to the war effort. Schwab's South Bethlehem home was here.
 
Erected 2007 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 36.676′ N, 75° 23.291′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on West 3rd Street west of Seneca Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 557 West 3rd Street, Bethlehem PA 18015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edwin L. Drake (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert H. Sayre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Crown Inn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eugene Gifford Grace (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stephen Vincent Benét (approx. 0.4 miles away); Catherine Drinker Bowen (approx. half a mile away); Continental Army Honored Dead (approx. 0.6 miles away); West Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethlehem.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pittsburgh Quarterly: Smilin' Charlie Schwab | Historic Profiles | People
WIde view of the Charles M. Schwab Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, December 7, 2014
2. WIde view of the Charles M. Schwab Marker
. (Submitted on December 14, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Charles M. Schwab. Charles Michael Schwab built Bethlehem as we know it today (Submitted on December 14, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Linderman/Schwab Mansion (circa 1870) image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, December 7, 2014
3. Linderman/Schwab Mansion (circa 1870)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 14, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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