Allentown

Allentown (HMJOQ)

Location: Allentown, PA 18102 Lehigh County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 37.031', W 75° 28.732'

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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.
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HM NumberHMJOQ
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Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 9:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 459494 N 4496372
Decimal Degrees40.61718333, -75.47886667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 37.031', W 75° 28.732'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 37' 1.86" N, 75° 28' 43.92" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 948 N 7th St, Allentown PA 18102, US
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