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  Pennsylvania
Allentown
Haines Mill Museum
3600 Dorney Park Road
Allentown PA 18104
Phone
610 481-9138
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Primary Focus
Industrial
Building Type Mill

  PA
 
Cetronia
 
Haines Mill Museum
 
3600 Dorney Park Road
 
Cetronia   PA  18104    
 
Phone   610 435-9601
 
Web Site  http://www.lehighcountyhistoricalsociety.org/haines.html
 
Description  operates on a demonstration basis
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type   Mill
 
Owner/Operator:  Lehigh County Historical Society
 
New or Updated: 3/2/2004

 
 

Pennsylvania
Confluence
National Road Heritage Park
Youghiogeny Lake
Confluence PA 15424
Phone 724 329-0569
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Historic Place

  PA
 
Coplay
 
Saylor Park Cement Kilns
 
245 N Second Street
 
Coplay  PA 18037  
 
Phone   610 435-9601
 
Web Site  http://www.lehighcountyhistoricalsociety.org/saylorparkcementkilns.html
 
Description  outdoor remains of giant kilns for cement production
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Industry /Profession Construction
 
Era  1893
 
New or Updated:  12/29/2003

  PA
 
Douglassville
 
Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County
 
31 Old Philadelphia Pike
 
PO Box 245
 
Douglassville PA 19518    
 
Phone   610 385-4762
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.berksmuseums.org/preserva.htm
 
Description  operates 8 18th century buildings - all by appointment only
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
New or Updated:   4/6/2004

 

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Pennsylvania
Farmington
National Road Heritage Park
3543 National Pike
Farmington PA  15437
Phone 724 329-1560
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Historic Place

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    PA
 
Fort Washington
 
Mather Mill
  
Mathers Lane
 
Fort Washington  PA  19034    
 
Phone   215 646-1595
 
Web Site  http://www.ushistory.org/hope/more/mill.htm
 
Description  now serves as meeting space, administered by Hope Lodge
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type   Mill
 
New or Updated:   1/8/2004
  Pennsylvania
Gettysburg
Lincoln Room Museum
Wills House
Lincoln Square
Gettysburg PA 17325
Phone 717 334-8188
Alt Phone 717 334-2100
Web Site http://www.gettysburg.com/lincolnbedroom/welcome.html
Description the room in which Lincoln stayed the night before the Gettysburg Address
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study/Science Facility Politics
Era Civil War
  Pennsylvania
Kane
Thomas L Kane Memorial Chapel
Address
Kane PA
Phone
Web Site http://sunrise.simplenet.com/kaneMemorChapel.html
Description memorabilia of town founder and brother, arctic explorer Elisha Kane
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Church
Group Identity Latter Day Saints
 
    PA
 
Lancaster
 
Lime Valley Mill
 
914 Lime Valley Road
 
Lancaster    PA    17602    
  Phone   717 464-0559
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type   Mill
 
New or Updated:    4/13/2004

  PA
 
Lebanon
 
Cornwall Iron Furnace
 
207 S Land Ave
 
PO Box 251
 
Lebanon  PA     17016 
  Phone   717 272-9711
 
Web Site  http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bhsm/toh/cornwall/cornwalliron.asp?secid=14
 
E-mail  mailto:ssomers@state.pa.us
 
Description  restored iron making complex
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Industry /Profession Iron
 
Era  1742-1883
 
New or Updated:    4/15/2004

  PA
 
Loretto
 
Prince Gallitzin Chapel House
 
357 Saint Mary Street
 
Mount Assisi Monastery, PO Box 188
 
Loretto     PA 15940    
 
Phone   814 472-5411
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.visitjohnstownpa.com/detail.php?mem_id=245
 
Description  Russian Prince was first Catholic priest to receive all his orders in the US
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Building Type   Church
 
Group Identity   Catholic
 
New or Updated:    4/19/2004
 
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