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

Walnutport

 
 
Walnutport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
1. Walnutport Marker
Inscription. Incorporated as a borough in 1909, Walnutport was originally a part of Lehigh Township. The area’s first settlers were from Germany, Switzerland, Ireland and Scotland. Walnutport was established as a boat repair center along the Lehigh Canal. The walnut trees in the area and its service as a wayside inspired the name Walnutport.
 
Erected 2006 by Northern Lehigh Future Focus.
 
Location. 40° 45.223′ N, 75° 35.983′ W. Marker is in Walnutport, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Railroad Avenue on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walnutport PA 18088, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania House Slate Exchange Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Anchor Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lehigh Canal (about 500 feet away); Floating From Mine to Market (about 600 feet away); Lehigh River (about 600 feet away); Slate Industry (approx. ¼ mile away); Lehigh Valley Railroad Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Kern Settlers (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnutport.
 
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Walnutport Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
2. Walnutport Marker
Main Street and Railroad Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
3. Main Street and Railroad Avenue
Walnutport -A Canal Town Incorporated 1909-Banner image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2015
4. Walnutport -A Canal Town Incorporated 1909-Banner
Banner is near Fire Station 29
 
 
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 199 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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