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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° 40.754′ N, 75° 31.75′ W. Marker is in Egypt, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Marker is on South Church Street (RT 1023). 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. World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Reformed Pastors of the Egypt Union Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Troxell-Steckel House (about 600 feet away); War and Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); Troxell-Steckel Farmhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Deshler (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Cement (approx. 1.6 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
Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 5, 2015
3. Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum
Historic Pennsylvania German Site 1756
Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 5, 2015
4. Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 15, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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