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Egypt in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Troxell-Steckel House

 
 
Troxell-Steckel House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 5, 2015
1. Troxell-Steckel House Marker
Inscription. Just west of here is the house built originally by John Peter Troxel in 1756 and acquired by Peter Steckel in 1768. It was restored in 1943 and is now owned and maintained as a museum by the Lehigh County Historical Society.
 
Erected 1970 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 40.855′ N, 75° 31.745′ W. Marker is in Egypt, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Marker is on Main Street (PA329). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whitehall PA 18052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Troxell-Steckel House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Troxell-Steckel Farmhouse (approx. half a mile away); Fort Deshler (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Cement (approx. 1.7 miles away); Saylor Park-Welcome (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lehigh Valley Rock Suitable for Hydraulic Cement (approx. 1.7 miles away); Coplay Made Cement: Cement Made Coplay (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Schoefer Kilns (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Egypt.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Troxell-Steckel House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 5, 2015
2. Troxell-Steckel House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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