List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Northampton County

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Location of Northampton County in Pennsylvania

This is a list of the Pennsylvania state historical markers in Northampton County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Northampton County, Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). The locations of the historical markers, as well as the latitude and longitude coordinates as provided by the PHMC's database, are included below when available. There are 69 historical markers located in Northampton County.[1]

Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Bell House TransparentPlaceholder.png October 13, 1953 56 W. Church St., Bethlehem
40°37′08″N 75°22′50″W / 40.61882°N 75.38067°W / 40.61882; -75.38067 (Bell House)
City Education, Houses & Homesteads
Bethlehem TransparentPlaceholder.png July 26, 1948 Pa. 412 entering city from S (Missing) Roadside Canals, Cities & Towns, French & Indian War, Native American, Religion, Steel, Transportation
Bethlehem TransparentPlaceholder.png July 26, 1948 U.S. 22 East of City (Missing) Roadside Business & Industry, Canals, Cities & Towns, Music & Theater, Native American, Religion, Steel
Bethlehem TransparentPlaceholder.png July 26, 1948 U.S. 22 West of City (Missing) Roadside Canals, Cities & Towns, Music & Theater, Native American, Religion, Steel
Brethren's House TransparentPlaceholder.png September 2, 1964 W. Church St. at site, Bethlehem
40°37′08″N 75°22′55″W / 40.61878°N 75.38207°W / 40.61878; -75.38207 (Brethren's House)
City Business & Industry, Education, Houses & Homesteads, Religion
Catherine Drinker Bowen TransparentPlaceholder.png April 4, 1997 W. Packer Ave. near Brodhead Ave., Bethlehem City Women, Writers
Charles M. Schwab (1862-1939) TransparentPlaceholder.png September 18, 2007 557 W 3rd St., Bethlehem
40°36′41″N 75°23′17″W / 40.6114°N 75.3881°W / 40.6114; -75.3881 (Charles M. Schwab)
City Business & Industry, Military, Professions & Vocations, Steel
Christian Frederick Martin TransparentPlaceholder.png August 2, 2000 10 West North St., Nazareth
40°44′46″N 75°18′45″W / 40.746°N 75.31248°W / 40.746; -75.31248 (Christian Frederick Martin)
Roadside Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs, Ethnic & Immigration, Invention, Music & Theater
Crown Inn TransparentPlaceholder.png June 21, 1954 Riverside Dr. just SE of Lehigh River bridge (Pa. 378), Bethlehem City Buildings, Business & Industry, Inns & Taverns
David Brainerd TransparentPlaceholder.png August 5, 1947 Pa. 611 S of Martins Creek, Easton
40°46′27″N 75°10′38″W / 40.77412°N 75.17736°W / 40.77412; -75.17736 (David Brainerd)
Roadside Native American, Religion
David Martin's Ferry TransparentPlaceholder.png July 20, 1953 Front & Ferry Sts., Easton
40°41′23″N 75°12′19″W / 40.68982°N 75.2052°W / 40.68982; -75.2052 (David Martin's Ferry)
City American Revolution, Military, Transportation
David Tannenberg (1728-1804) TransparentPlaceholder.png September 23, 2006 1461 Schoenersville Rd., at entrance to Burnside Plantation, Bethlehem
40°37′59″N 75°23′19″W / 40.63313°N 75.38848°W / 40.63313; -75.38848 (David Tannenberg)
Roadside Ethnic & Immigration, Music & Theater, Professions & Vocations, Religion
Delaware Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png April 12, 1949 Pa. 611 S of Raubsville
40°37′37″N 75°11′28″W / 40.627°N 75.191°W / 40.627; -75.191 (Delaware Canal)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Dr. Florence Siebert TransparentPlaceholder.png November 15, 1993 73 N 2nd St., Easton
40°41′35″N 75°12′26″W / 40.69292°N 75.20723°W / 40.69292; -75.20723 (Dr. Florence Siebert)
City Invention, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations, Women
Easton TransparentPlaceholder.png August 4, 1947 U.S. 611 S of Easton (Missing) Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Education, Government & Politics, Native American, Transportation
Easton TransparentPlaceholder.png August 4, 1947 U.S. 22 at 13th St. (Missing) Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Education, Government & Politics, Native American, Transportation
Easton TransparentPlaceholder.png August 4, 1947 Pa. 115 N at city line Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Education, Government & Politics, Native American, Transportation
Easton TransparentPlaceholder.png August 4, 1947 U.S. 611 N at city line
40°42′48″N 75°11′45″W / 40.7134°N 75.19582°W / 40.7134; -75.19582 (Easton)
Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Education, Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American, Transportation
Edward Marshall TransparentPlaceholder.png August 2, 1948 Corner Hester St. & Delaware Ave., Portland
40°55′18″N 75°05′45″W / 40.92155°N 75.09573°W / 40.92155; -75.09573 (Edward Marshall)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American
Edwin L. Drake TransparentPlaceholder.png October 21, 1959 331 Wyandotte St. (Pa. 378), Bethlehem
40°36′38″N 75°23′03″W / 40.6106°N 75.3843°W / 40.6106; -75.3843 (Edwin L. Drake)
City Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs, Oil & Gas
Eugene Gifford Grace TransparentPlaceholder.png April 19, 1997 114 W. 4th St., Bethlehem
40°36′37″N 75°22′50″W / 40.61028°N 75.3805°W / 40.61028; -75.3805 (Eugene Gifford Grace)
City Business & Industry, Military, Professions & Vocations, Steel
Famous Indian Walk (The) - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png September 1925 Junction of Indian Trail Rd. (SR 3016) and Kohls Rd., at Hokendauqua Creek, .25 mile NW of Kreidersville Plaque Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American, William Penn
First House of Moravian Settlement - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png May 1, 1929 Wall of Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main St., Bethlehem
40°37′12″N 75°22′56″W / 40.6199°N 75.38223°W / 40.6199; -75.38223 (First House of Moravian Settlement - PLAQUE)
Plaque Early Settlement, Houses & Homesteads, Religion
First Reformed Church TransparentPlaceholder.png July 20, 1953 N. 3rd St. at church, Easton
40°41′32″N 75°12′33″W / 40.6922°N 75.20918°W / 40.6922; -75.20918 (First Reformed Church)
City American Revolution, Buildings, Government & Politics 18th Century, Medicine & Science, Native American, Religion
Gemein Haus - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png April 1931 On front of Gemeinhaus, 66 W. Church St., Bethlehem
40°37′08″N 75°22′52″W / 40.6188°N 75.381°W / 40.6188; -75.381 (Gemein Haus - PLAQUE)
Plaque Early Settlement, Houses & Homesteads, Native American, Religion
Gemeinhaus TransparentPlaceholder.png October 13, 1953 66 W. Church St., Bethlehem
40°37′08″N 75°22′52″W / 40.6188°N 75.381°W / 40.6188; -75.381 (Gemeinhaus)
City Government & Politics 18th Century, Religion
George Taylor TransparentPlaceholder.png July 20, 1953 NE corner of 4th & Ferry Sts., Easton
40°41′23″N 75°12′40″W / 40.68978°N 75.21098°W / 40.68978; -75.21098 (George Taylor)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century
George Wolf TransparentPlaceholder.png August 6, 1947 Pa. 329 SW of Bath
40°42′18″N 75°24′52″W / 40.70498°N 75.41453°W / 40.70498; -75.41453 (George Wolf)
Roadside Education, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Governors
Heckewelder House TransparentPlaceholder.png October 13, 1953 67 W. Market St., Bethlehem
40°37′14″N 75°22′52″W / 40.6206°N 75.3812°W / 40.6206; -75.3812 (Heckewelder House)
City Houses & Homesteads, Native American, Religion, Writers
Henry Noll TransparentPlaceholder.png October 20, 1995 E 3rd St. E of Fillmore St., Bethlehem
40°36′44″N 75°22′22″W / 40.61213°N 75.37278°W / 40.61213; -75.37278 (Henry Noll)
City Business & Industry, Iron, Professions & Vocations, Steel
Henry's Gun Factory TransparentPlaceholder.png January 8, 1974 SR 1005 (former Pa. 115), Belfast
40°46′49″N 75°16′42″W / 40.78015°N 75.2783°W / 40.78015; -75.2783 (Henry's Gun Factory)
Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, Military, War of 1812
Hilda Doolittle (H.D.) TransparentPlaceholder.png September 10, 1982 10 E. Church St., City Center Plaza, Bethlehem
40°37′14″N 75°22′40″W / 40.6206°N 75.3778°W / 40.6206; -75.3778 (Hilda Doolittle "H.D.")
City Women, Writers
Hockendauqua - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png September 1, 1925 PA 329 at eastern approach to Hokendauqua Creek bridge, .5 mile E of Northampton
40°41′40″N 75°29′27″W / 40.69435°N 75.49095°W / 40.69435; -75.49095 (Hockendauqua - PLAQUE)
Plaque Cities & Towns, Native American, William Penn
Indian Peace Councils TransparentPlaceholder.png July 20, 1953 NE part of square, Easton (Missing) City Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American
John Frederick Wolle (1863-1933) TransparentPlaceholder.png May 8, 1969 85-87 W. Church St. on Moravian College campus, Bethlehem
40°37′08″N 75°22′55″W / 40.61878°N 75.38185°W / 40.61878; -75.38185 (John Frederick Wolle)
City Music & Theater
John Fritz TransparentPlaceholder.png June 6, 1992 E. Packer Ave. at the Fritz Engineering Laboratory, Bethlehem City Business & Industry, Invention, Iron, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
Lafayette Lafayette 1825.png May 16, 1987 534 Main St., Bethlehem
40°37′17″N 75°22′55″W / 40.6213°N 75.3819°W / 40.6213; -75.3819 (Lafayette)
City American Revolution, Military
Lafayette College Founding LAFAYETTE COLLEGE FOUNDING, EASTON, NORTHAMPTON CTY, PA.jpg September 6, 2007 NE corner of center square, Easton Roadside American Revolution, Education
Lehigh Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png October 21, 1995 Hugh Moore State Park, PA 611, Easton
40°39′45″N 75°14′18″W / 40.66257°N 75.23837°W / 40.66257; -75.23837 (Lehigh Canal)
Roadside Business & Industry, Canals, Coal, Iron, Navigation, Transportation
Lehigh University TransparentPlaceholder.png December 1, 1965 Off Pa. 412 in Bethlehem, W. Packer Ave. at Broadhead Ave. (Missing) Roadside Education, Medicine & Science
Moravian Archives TransparentPlaceholder.png October 13, 1953 41 W Locust St., Bethlehem, at Archives Bldg. City Buildings, Early Settlement, Education, Native American, Religion
Moravian Cemetery TransparentPlaceholder.png October 13, 1953 W. Market St. at cemetery, Bethlehem
40°37′14″N 75°22′48″W / 40.62062°N 75.37988°W / 40.62062; -75.37988 (Moravian Cemetery)
City Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
Moravian Community TransparentPlaceholder.png October 13, 1953 Main St. at Church, Bethlehem
40°37′09″N 75°22′55″W / 40.61918°N 75.382°W / 40.61918; -75.382 (Moravian Community)
City Early Settlement, Religion
Moses Tunda Tatamy TransparentPlaceholder.png May 14, 1992 8th & Main Sts., Tatamy Roadside Native American
Nazareth TransparentPlaceholder.png November 18, 1966 Pa. 191 (E. Center St.) opposite N. Pine St. at Whitefield House, Nazareth
40°44′33″N 75°18′25″W / 40.74247°N 75.30683°W / 40.74247; -75.30683 (Nazareth)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Native American, Religion
Northampton County Lehigh Canal-Glendon.jpg July 8, 1982 Canal Museum, Hugh Moore Park, Pa. 611, Easton
40°41′16″N 75°12′21″W / 40.68768°N 75.20578°W / 40.68768; -75.20578 (Northampton County)
City Business & Industry, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Steel
Old Chapel TransparentPlaceholder.png October 13, 1953 Heckewelder Pl. near W Church St., at site, Bethlehem
40°37′09″N 75°22′52″W / 40.61917°N 75.3812°W / 40.61917; -75.3812 (Old Chapel)
City American Revolution, Buildings, Religion
Old Waterworks Waterworks, Monocacy Creek vicinity, Bethlehem (Northampton County, Pennsylvania).jpg October 13, 1953 Main St. N of Lehigh River Bridge, Bethlehem
40°37′12″N 75°22′58″W / 40.62°N 75.3828°W / 40.62; -75.3828 (Old Waterworks)
City Business & Industry, Environment
Pennsylvania Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png April 12, 1949 U.S. 611, NE of Coffeetown (MISSING) Roadside Canals, Government & Politics 19th Century, Navigation, Transportation
Pennsylvania Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png April 12, 1949 U.S. 611, NE of Coffeetown Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Pennsylvania Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png April 12, 1949 S Delaware Dr. (PA 611) at S junction w/ Canal Rd., S of Raubsville
40°37′37″N 75°11′28″W / 40.62705°N 75.19105°W / 40.62705; -75.19105 (Pennsylvania Canal)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Portland Cement TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a Bath Pike Rd. (PA 248) at Christian Spgs. Rd., .2 mile W of Nazareth Roadside Business & Industry
Portland Cement TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a Pa. 611 S of Martins Creek
40°45′56″N 75°10′42″W / 40.76543°N 75.17838°W / 40.76543; -75.17838 (Portland Cement)
Roadside Business & Industry
Portland Cement TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a Pa. 329, .5 mile E of Northampton (Missing?)
40°44′03″N 75°20′12″W / 40.73417°N 75.33672°W / 40.73417; -75.33672 (Portland Cement)
Roadside Business & Industry
Pulaski's Banner TransparentPlaceholder.png October 12, 1974 W. Market St. between Heckewelder Pl. and New St., at Moravian Cemetery, Bethlehem
40°37′14″N 75°22′48″W / 40.62062°N 75.38002°W / 40.62062; -75.38002 (Pulaski's Banner)
City American Revolution, Military, Religion, Women
Robert H. Sayre TransparentPlaceholder.png September 12, 1993 Sayre Mansion Inn, 250 Wyandotte Street (Pa. 378), Bethlehem City Business & Industry, Education, Iron, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations, Railroads
Samuel Phillippe TransparentPlaceholder.png July 20, 1953 S. 3rd St. just N of Pine St., Easton
40°41′26″N 75°12′34″W / 40.69055°N 75.20932°W / 40.69055; -75.20932 (Samuel Phillippe)
City Invention, Professions & Vocations, Sports
Sisters' House TransparentPlaceholder.png October 13, 1953 50 W. Church St., Bethlehem
40°37′08″N 75°22′50″W / 40.6188°N 75.3805°W / 40.6188; -75.3805 (Sisters' House)
City American Revolution, Religion, Women
Slate Industry TransparentPlaceholder.png August 6, 1947 Market St. (PA 512) near 1st St., Bangor
40°52′01″N 75°12′22″W / 40.86705°N 75.20617°W / 40.86705; -75.20617 (Slate Industry)
Roadside Business & Industry, Ethnic & Immigration
Sullivan Campaign TransparentPlaceholder.png August 5, 1947 Knox Ave. (SR 2025, former PA 115) near Raub St., just N of Easton
40°42′21″N 75°12′46″W / 40.70592°N 75.21265°W / 40.70592; -75.21265 (Sullivan Campaign)
Roadside American Revolution, Military, Native American
Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779 - Heller's Tavern (PLAQUE) TransparentPlaceholder.png 1929 PA 512 just N of SR 1028, Wind Gap Plaque American Revolution, Military, Native American, Inns & Taverns
Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779 - Sullivan Road (PLAQUE) TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a Junction Sullivan Trail & Knox Ave.(following SR 2025, former PA 115), just N of Easton
40°42′21″N 75°12′41″W / 40.70593°N 75.21137°W / 40.70593; -75.21137 (Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779 - Sullivan Road -PLAQUE)
Plaque American Revolution, Military, Native American, Roads
Sullivan's March TransparentPlaceholder.png August 5, 1947 S Broadway (PA 512) just N of Male Rd. (SR 1028), Wind Gap
40°50′21″N 75°17′47″W / 40.83915°N 75.29638°W / 40.83915; -75.29638 (Sullivan's March)
Roadside American Revolution, Military
Sun Inn TransparentPlaceholder.png October 13, 1953 560 Main St. near W Broad St., Bethlehem
40°37′19″N 75°22′55″W / 40.62185°N 75.38185°W / 40.62185; -75.38185 (Sun Inn)
City Buildings, Business & Industry, Inns & Taverns
The Unknown Soldier - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a DAR House, 1st Ave., Bethlehem
40°37′14″N 75°23′08″W / 40.62067°N 75.38547°W / 40.62067; -75.38547 (The Unknown Soldier - PLAQUE)
Plaque American Revolution, Military
Walking Purchase TransparentPlaceholder.png June 20, 1947 Pa. 329 in Northampton (Missing) Roadside Early Settlement, Native American, William Penn
Walking Purchase TransparentPlaceholder.png March 18, 1948 L.R. 48068 N. of Northampton Roadside Early Settlement, Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American, William Penn
Whitefield House TransparentPlaceholder.png November 18, 1966 Off Pa. 191 (E. Center St.) at S. New St., Nazareth Roadside African American, Education, Religion
Whitfield House - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png 1931 PA 12 at Nazareth Plaque African American, Early Settlement, Education, Houses & Homesteads, Religion

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 

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