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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Allentown
Allentown, Pennsylvania and Vicinity
▶ Lehigh County (104) ▶ Berks County (250) ▶ Bucks County (241) ▶ Carbon County (71) ▶ Montgomery County (244) ▶ Northampton County (193) ▶ Schuylkill County (53)
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[Title is text] — — Map (db m157381) HM|
[Title is text] — — Map (db m157387) HM|
[Title is text] — — Map (db m157391) HM|
|Abraham Blumer 1736-1822 Born in Grabs, Switzerland. Chaplain of the first battalion Northampton County Militia, 1781, is buried in this cemetery. He ministered to the Reformed congregations of Jordan, Union Egypt and Allentown from 1771 to 1801. . . . — — Map (db m133881) HM|
For those who left us before graduation.
May they live forever in Christ's peace.
Victor Sarmir 1971 • Randy Weber 1971
Thomas Schantz 1977 • Joseph Mazzini 1988
Zachary Mahoney 2006 • Alayna Velez 2017
I am the Resurrection and the Life. . . . — — Map (db m157335) HM|
|Founded 1762 by the noted colonial leader and jurist, William Allen. Known until 1834 as Northampton. Here the Liberty Bell was hidden in 1777, and Revolutionary wounded hospitalized. City incorporation, 1867. Long a textile and cement center. — — Map (db m29531) HM|
|Founded 1762 by the noted colonial leader and the jurist, William Allen. Known until 1834 as Northampton. Here the Liberty Bell was hidden in 1777, and Revolutionary wounded hospitalized. City incorporation, 1867. Long a textile and cement center. — — Map (db m85356) HM|
|Founded 1762 by the noted colonial leader and jurist, William Allen. Known until 1834 as Northampton. Here the Liberty Bell was hidden in 1777, and Revolutionary wounded hospitalized. City incorporation, 1867. Long a textile and cement center. — — Map (db m85361) HM|
This twelve foot tall horse pays tribute to Charles Corland Dent (1917 - 1994) in memory of his abundant spirit, and his unique ability to draw others into the magic of his dreams He conceived the idea to create a horse based on the drawings of . . . — — Map (db m157456) HM|
|This African-American evangelist opened a mission about 1900 at 738 North Penn Street, where she preached until her death. In 1914 her mission became the first home of St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, which was built at this location in 1936. — — Map (db m85358) HM|
This property has been
placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
— — Map (db m157415) HM|
In Honor of Those Who Served
World War I
World War II
Korean War — — Map (db m157450) WM|
Pastor, Patriot and
at Valley Forge
a German immigrant
and Lutheran minister — — Map (db m157479) HM|
Dedicated to the work of Richard S. Csandl (1937-1988), founder of Keenan House.
"Here at last we can take root and grow,
not as the giant of our giant of our dreams
or the dwarf of our fears,
but as a person,
part of a . . . — — Map (db m157482) HM|
|Formed March 6, 1812 from part of Northampton County and named for the Lehigh River. Home of George Taylor, signer of Declaration of Independence. County seat of Allentown sheltered the Liberty Bell during occupation of Philadelphia, 1777-1778. — — Map (db m29525) HM|
Born Nov. 2, 1825
Fell at the Battle of
Fair Oaks Virginia
June 1, 1862.
Aged 36 Years, 6 Months,
and 29 Days.
[upheld by the sword] — — Map (db m157407) WM|
|In 1902 Charles Schwab commissioned Jean-Léon-Gérôme, one of the preeminent French academic artists of his day, to sculpt two monumental bronzes for his new mansion on Riverside Drive in New York City. Schwab was the president of U.S. Steel when the . . . — — Map (db m157478) HM|
|In 1903 steel magnate Charles Schwab paid for a steelworker from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to travel to Paris and model for Metallurgical Worker, commissioned from the renowned artist Jean-Léon-Gérôme. This bronze sculpture is one of a pair . . . — — Map (db m157477) HM|
This stadium is dedicated to Scotty and Betty Wood in honor of their many years of support and service to Muhlenberg Collge and its scholar athletes. Through hard work, dedication, personal trust and commitment, Scotty created a food service . . . — — Map (db m157486) HM|
|This industry was born in the Lehigh Valley. David O. Saylor first made portland cement at Coplay in 1871. Here also was the first use of the rotary kiln process commercially Nov. 8, 1889. This region has continued to lead in the industry. — — Map (db m29935) HM|
In honor of
Champion of Youth
Immortal All American
1942 — — Map (db m157334) HM|
World's Greatest Mother
Mother of Our Savior
in memory of
in the Service of
God and America
1943 . . . — — Map (db m157337) WM|
Served in France Co. C 108th M. G. Batt.
Wounded in the Argonne Forest — — Map (db m157370) HM WM|
Die Nordamerikanische Akademie der Homoeopathischen Heilkunst
founded April 10, 1835 on the 80th birthday of Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann M. Corner stone laid May 27, 1835. Charter granted June 10, 1836. Constantine . . . — — Map (db m157452) HM|
This column commemorates the
valor and patriotism of the
Soldiers and Sailors of the
County of Lehigh in the
War of •1861 - 65.
October 1899 to October 1999
Soldiers and Sailors Monument . . . — — Map (db m126745) WM|
"This column commemorates the valor and patriotism of the soldiers and sailors of the county of Lehigh in the War of 1861-1865." Dedicated October 19, 1899.
Restored and rededicated to the Lehigh County veterans of all wars, of the United . . . — — Map (db m157481) HM WM|
In honor of
Soldiers of the American Revolution
and War of 1812 - Buried Here
They Died That Liberty Might Live
Pvt. Abraham Albert, 1748-Jun. 10, 1811
Pvt. Dr. Gottlieb Bolzius, May 1728-Jun. 13, 1791
Capt. . . . — — Map (db m157395) HM|
|In grateful recognition of the patriotic services rendered by Companies B and D 4th Regiment, P.V.I. in the Spanish American War of 1898. — — Map (db m157480) WM|
A replica of "Tom Tower"
at Christ Church College, Oxford,
is named in memory of
David A. Miller, Class of 1894:
Journalist, Philanthropist, and one of
Pennsylvania's Most Distinguished Citizens.
[Dedicated] November 19, . . . — — Map (db m157421) HM|
Constructed in 1903 and consecrated as the
Adminstration Building in 1904. Rebuilt
following a major fire in May 1947.
Named in 1961 for Dr. George T. Ettinger, class
of 1880, professor and first Dean of Muhlenberg
College, . . . — — Map (db m157414) HM|
Construction begun in 1926. Completed in 1929 as
the Muhlenberg College Library and used for that
purpose until 1987.
Named for Dr. John A. W. Haas, fourth president
1904-1936, under whose leadership academic
standards were raised and the . . . — — Map (db m157419) HM|
In commemoration of the saving of the
from the British, September 1777
Erected to the memory of
John Jacob Mickley
Commissary of Issues, and member of the General
Committee from Whitehall . . . — — Map (db m124214) HM|
|Built, 1769-70, by James Allen, son of Allentown's founder, William Allen. Later known as the Livingston Mansion. In 1848 it became Allentown Seminary, and in 1867 part of Muhlenberg College. Now the home of the Lehigh County Historical Society. — — Map (db m85359) HM|
Built 1770 by James Allen, son of William Allen, founder of Allentown
Headquarters of the Lehigh County Historical Society — — Map (db m157485) HM|
In memory of
The Lehigh County Servicemen
who gave their lives in the service of their country to protect freedom and democracy while serving in our Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. — — Map (db m157448) WM|
Dedicated to those of the
10th Ward who served the
U.S.A. in the Great World War
[Honor Roll of Veterans]
[not transcribed] — — Map (db m157333) WM|
of the Soldiers of the
who suffered and died in Zion Church
used as a military hospital
September 1777 to April 1779.
This tablet is erected
Pennsylvania Society of
Sons of the Revolution . . . — — Map (db m124246) HM WM|
Founded 1762, site of
a Revolutionary War
Hospital, Birthplace of
of [sic] the local Public
School System and
a College now Cedar
Also known as the
"Liberty Bell Church" . . . — — Map (db m124249) HM|
Constructed in 1924 as the Zollinger-Harned Department Store, this building is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings. It was acquired and renovated by Sovereign Realty 1983-III, Ltd.
Developer: Sovereign Realty, Inc., a subsidiary . . . — — Map (db m124213) HM|