Emmaus

Emmaus (HM1LSR)

Location: Emmaus, PA 18049 Lehigh County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 32.462', W 75° 29.192'

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Called by the Indians "Macungie," or "feeding place of the bears." Area settlement begun in 1730's, and a Shelter House was erected in 1734. Moravians established a "Gemein-Ort," or congregational village, and named it after the biblical town of Emmaus in 1761.
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HM NumberHM1LSR
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Year Placed1966
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 6:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 458799 N 4487923
Decimal Degrees40.54103333, -75.48653333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 32.462', W 75° 29.192'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 32' 27.72" N, 75° 29' 11.52" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11 E Main St, Emmaus PA 18049, US
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