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Lehigh Valley History - Home | Facebook

Posted: (3 days ago) Lehigh Valley History. 35,443 likes · 4,053 talking about this. This page is for people who love the history of the lehigh valley. Please feel free to post your old photos here! This is just for fun...

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History & Stories of Lehigh Valley | Discover Lehigh Valley

Posted: (5 days ago) Lehigh Valley History The story of Lehigh Valley is told in many parts. Allentown is where the Liberty Bell, America’s symbol of freedom, was hidden during the Revolutionary War. Down the street from the Bell’s hiding spot is a building now standing in place of what was once the height of opulence, Hess’s Department Store.

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History of the Lehigh Valley | Digital Pitt

Posted: (3 months ago) history of the lehigh valley: containing a copious selection of the most interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, anecdotes, etc., etc., relating to its history and antiquities : with complete history of all its internal improvements, progress of the coal and iron trade, manufactures, etc

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Opportunity for voters to watch candidates debate ...

Posted: (1 days ago) Lehigh Valley doctor 'freely prescribed' opioids to patients, investigators say Lehigh Valley Scream Park won't open this year after fire tears through storage unit More from the Newsroom »

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Museum of Industrial History marks fateful Bethlehem Steel ...

Posted: (4 days ago) Lehigh Valley selling itself short, planning leader says Wind Creek Bethlehem lays off about 20% of workforce amid pandemic Developers hoping more companies will come to small cities like ...

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20 Best Lehigh Valley History images | lehigh valley ...

Posted: (4 days ago) Dec 7, 2017 - People, places, and events in the history of Lehigh and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania. See more ideas about Lehigh valley, Lehigh, Northampton.

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Lehigh Valley - Wikipedia

Posted: (1 days ago) The Lehigh Valley is named for the Lehigh River, which runs through it, and owes much of its development and history to the anthracite supplies, timber, and ores which poured down the Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company's (LC&N) Lehigh Canal and railroads LC&N built or encouraged parallel to it.

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Lehigh Valley Passport To History

Posted: (1 days ago) Lehigh Valley Passport to History is a partnership of historic sites and resources in and around Pennsylvania’s Lehigh and Northampton counties. Let our group connect you with historical activities, events, tours, and exhibitions throughout the Valley. From museums to research archives to little-known architectural gems off the beaten path, we invite you to use this website to explore the ...

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Lehigh Valley Railroad - Wikipedia

Posted: (3 days ago) The Lehigh Valley Railroad remained in operation during the 1970 bankruptcy, as was the common practice of the time. In 1972, the Lehigh Valley Railroad assumed the remaining Pennsylvania trackage of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, a competing anthracite railroad which had entered bankruptcy as well. The two roads had entered a shared ...

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Home - Lehigh Valley Wrestling History

Posted: (2 days ago) In fact, up until the mid-1940’s, Bethlehem was the only high school in the Lehigh Valley to offer wrestling. By the time 1950 rolled around there were six high schools in the Lehigh Valley with wrestling squads – Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Nazareth, Northampton and Phillipsburg.

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Lehigh History & Our Founder, Asa Packer | Lehigh University

Posted: (4 days ago) Lehigh University’s history is inherently linked to America’s rise as an industrial power. Our founder, the industrial pioneer, entrepreneur and philanthropist Asa Packer, laid the foundation for a university that has since educated generations of students and served as a force of positive societal change.

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Phantoms History - Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Posted: (6 days ago) Lehigh Valley Phantoms. At the start of the 2014-15 season, the franchise became known as the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and began playing out of the brand new PPL Center located in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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Lehigh Valley history, A to Z: Every site on the National ...

Posted: (3 days ago) Lehigh Valley history, A to Z: Every site on the National Register of Historic Places Updated May 17, 2019; Posted Mar 12, 2018 By Steve Novak | For lehighvalleylive.com

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History of the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania

Posted: (6 days ago) About history of the lehigh valley, Pennsylvania Historically Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania included the greater portion of land from Lake Champlain to Tennessee, if not to the Mississippi River. The valley is bounded by the Kittatinny or Blue Mountains on the north and The Blue Ridge of Virginia on the south.

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History of the Lehigh Valley: Containing a Copious ...

Posted: (1 months ago) history of the lehigh valley: Containing a Copious Selection of the Most Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, Etc., Etc., Relating to Its History and Antiquities ; with Complete History of All Its Internal Improvements, Progress of the Coal and Iron Trade, Manufactures, Etc

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Our History | Lehigh Valley Sporting Clays

Posted: (3 days ago) History; The Rich History of our Grounds. Our nation’s cement industry is fully rooted in the Lehigh Valley, with a deep deposit of limestone called the Jacksonburg Formation arcing from eastern Berks to western Warren County.

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Lehigh County Pennsylvania History and Genealogy

Posted: (6 days ago) Welcome To Lehigh County, Pennsylvania History and Genealogy. THIS COUNTY IS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION!! If you have the desire to help transcribe genealogical data and place it online for the free use of all researchers, Volunteer Information is available here. If you are not interested in hosting a county, but do have information to add to our website, email me, Nancy Piper (State Host).

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100 Best ALLENTOWN PENNSYLVANIA HISTORY images ...

Posted: (5 days ago) Sep 7, 2015 - The city of Allentown Pennsylvania. See more ideas about Pennsylvania history, Allentown pennsylvania, Allentown.

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History of the Lehigh Valley : containing a copious ...

Posted: (1 months ago) history of the lehigh valley : containing a copious selection of the most interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, anecdotes, etc., etc., relating to its history and antiquities, with complete history of all its internal improvements, progress of the coal and iron trade, manufactures, etc.

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History < Lehigh University

Posted: (2 days ago) HIST 336 Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley 3-4 Credits. Local history focusing on Native American communities, Moravian settlement, natural resources, industrial firms, immigration and ethnic communities, organized labor, housing patterns and urban sprawl, high-tech industry, and tourism.

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From Truman to Trump, presidential campaigns seek Lehigh ...

Posted: (8 days ago) The Lehigh Valley was split on Election Day, with Lehigh County going to Nixon and Northampton County siding with Kennedy – who won Pennsylvania and the presidency. HUBERT HUMPHREY (1966, 1968)

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Beer research: History pours from Lehigh Valley’s ...

Posted: (3 days ago) Behind every beer, there is a good story. Behind every Lehigh Valley brewery, there are volumes of history — and lessons to learn.

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History pours from the Lehigh Valley's breweries - The ...

Posted: (2 days ago) Bowen is a historian of Lehigh Valley beer. In the color, clarity, smell and taste of each beer, he senses its place in the centuries-long journey from ales to lagers to today's experimental brews.

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History — Lehigh Valley Educators CU

Posted: (3 days ago) Lehigh Valley Educators Credit Union came into existence on January 19, 1934, chartered in the State of Pennsylvania as a State Credit Union. Its purpose was to promote thrift among its members and make a means of credit available for provident and productive purposes.

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History in the Lehigh Valley Archives - UncoveringPA

Posted: (7 days ago) Like many regions of Pennsylvania, the Lehigh Valley has a strong history of railroading that greatly impacted the region. The railroad industry was built up thanks to the many steel … Read more Taking in a Train Show at the Lehigh and Keystone Valley Model Railroad Museum in Bethlehem, PA

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Beyond Steel: An Archive of Lehigh Valley Industry and ...

Posted: (7 days ago) The history of prominent buildings, schools, and groups in the Lehigh Valley is also included in this work. vii, 516 p., 75 p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 28 cm. 1905 Historic homes and institutions and genealogical and personal memoirs of th...

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History of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania: And a Genealogical ...

Posted: (4 days ago) Lehigh valley publishing Company, Limited, 1914 - Lehigh County (Pa.) 2 Reviews . ... History of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania: And a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Its Families, Lehigh County Historical Society Pennsylvania county and regional histories: Editors:

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History - Via of the Lehigh Valley

Posted: (1 days ago) The organization doubles in size and service capacity, and is the largest merger of human service agencies in Lehigh Valley history. Via’s motto is: Via. You see people. We see promise. With the merger, Via of the Lehigh Valley receives the second highest allocation of funding from Greater Lehigh Valley United Way, second to the Red Cross.

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Railroad Historians of the Lehigh Valley Bookstore

Posted: (4 days ago) History of Lehigh Valley Transit Company Railway Operations From its horse car origins to the last trolley run from Allentown to Bethlehem in 1953, here is a full history of the city and interurban rail operations of LVT. 100 pages spiral bound, heavily illustrated, includes 1923 system map. Published 1966.

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History of Lehigh County Pennsylvania and a Genealogical ...

Posted: (5 days ago) History of Lehigh County Pennsylvania and a Genealogical and Biographical Record of its Families by Charles Rhoads Roberts, Rev. John Baer Stoudt, Rev. Thomas H. Krick, William J. Dietrich, in Two Volumes - Illustrated; Vol. II.

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Moravian College | Bethlehem, PA 18018 - Lehigh Valley

Posted: (2 days ago) America's sixth-oldest college, Moravian delivers a values-based liberal arts education in a caring environment, through which it nurtures in students the capacities for leadership, lifelong learning, and positive societal contributions. The College traces its founding to 1742 by followers of John Amos Comenius, the 17th century Moravian bishop whose humanistic ideals helped to shape modern ...

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History of Lehigh county, Pennsylvania and a genealogical ...

Posted: (6 days ago) History of Lehigh county, Pennsylvania and a genealogical and biographical record of its families by Roberts, Charles Rhoads; Stoudt, John Baer, 1878- joint comp; Krick, Thomas H., 1868- joint comp; Dietrich, William Joseph, 1875- joint comp; Lehigh County Historical Society

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Lehigh County Pennsylvania History and Genealogy

Posted: (3 days ago) Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Early Settlers by Township. Presented by Genealogy Trails . As printed in: A History of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania From the Earliest Settlements to the Present Time Published by James J. Hauser, 1902 Early Settlers of the County by Township found on Page 110 - 116

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Lehigh Valley | National Railway Historical Society

Posted: (1 days ago) National Railway Historical Society, Inc. 505 South Lenola Road Suite 226 Moorestown, N.J. 08057. Telephone: (215) 557-6606. Connect. Facebook; Flickr

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Lehigh Valley Railroad

Posted: (6 days ago) The Lehigh Valley Railroad: a short history. By John Marcham, Ithaca, NY. The Lehigh Valley Railroad completed its first trackage in 1855 between Mauch Chunk (today Jim Thorpe) and Easton in east-central Pennsylvania. The aim was to move anthracite (hard) coal down the valley of the Lehigh River to the Delaware River, where it could be hauled ...

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The 1960's - Lehigh Valley Wrestling History

Posted: (2 days ago) The Lehigh Valley also became much more competitive at the state level in Pennsylvania. The number of regional titlists and state champions grew from 39 and 8, respectively, in the 1950’s to 56 and 13, respectively, in the 1960’s.

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Women's History Month Event at Lehigh Valley | City of ...

Posted: (1 days ago) Date/Time Date(s) - Mar 21st 2020 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Location DYER AUDITORIUM (WALTER HALL). Categories. Festivals; Women’s History month is the Lehigh Valley’s Premier event- includes amazing speakers, a fashion show, dancers, round table, music, and more.

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History | Turning Point of Lehigh Valley

Posted: (6 days ago) In 1978, the group was granted nonprofit status and evolved into Turning Point of Lehigh Valley. Since its incorporation, Turning Point of Lehigh Valley (TPLV) has helped more than 85,000 victims of domestic abuse. History highlights:

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The history of the Lehigh Valley's holiday traditions

Posted: (3 months ago) The history of the lehigh valley's holiday traditions. The Bethlehem where Jesus was born may be on the other side of the world, but that doesn't make the Lehigh Valley version any less festive.

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LOOKING BACK: The Lehigh Valley railroads connecting ...

Posted: (5 days ago) The Lehigh Valley Railroad Company bought the railroad line for $50,000. Thus the railroad became the Lehigh Valley and was commonly known as the “Ithaca Branch.” The first schedule of the new ...

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The History of the Lehigh Valley Railroad: "The Route of ...

Posted: (3 months ago) 5.0 out of 5 stars The history of the lehigh valley Railroad by Robert F. Archer Reviewed in the United States on July 19, 2009 Mr. Archer has done a superb job at relating the 130 year history of the lehigh valley Railroad in a highly readable fashion.

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Every Name Index to History of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Posted: (7 days ago) Every name index compiled by Cathy O'Connor, 2009. Original text by Roberts, Stoudt, Krick and Dietrich, published by Lehigh Valley Publishing Company, 1914, reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1976.

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History of Lehigh Gorge State Park

Posted: (2 days ago) History of Lehigh Gorge State Park. Settlement was sparse during the 19th century until loggers arrived and began felling trees and building sawmills. The discovery of anthracite coal at Summit Hill in 1791 caused intensive development and settlement of the upper Lehigh Valley.

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Campus History | Penn State Lehigh Valley

Posted: (2 days ago) Penn State Lehigh Valley is split from the Berks campus and becomes part of the University College. 2009. In 2009, spurred by the continued growth of the campus, Penn State Lehigh Valley began writing a new chapter in its history with the purchase of a facility at 2809 Saucon Valley Road in Center Valley.

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Greater Northern Lehigh Chamber History | Lehigh Valley ...

Posted: (3 days ago) Since that time the Chamber has played an active role in the Northern regions of Lehigh and Northampton County. During the late 1990s the Northern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce, while maintaining its autonomy and name, affiliated with the then Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce in an effort to increase its voice throughout the State of Pennsylvania.

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History of CILs - Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living

Posted: (6 days ago) History of CILs. The founding of the Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living (LVCIL), and Centers for Independent Living throughout the nation, is linked to the civil rights movement of the 1960's.

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Lehigh Valley Passport to History, Easton, PA (2020)

Posted: (6 days ago) The five-part series, hosted by Lehigh Valley with Love Media’s George Wacker, will air live on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. on the Lehigh Valley Passport to History page. Each 30-minute episode will highlight a different theme and discussion from the night’s host museum, as well as a featured drink from the night’s drink sponsor.

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