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U.S. History Topics » Movements » Transportation

Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor

features 46 historic places along a 150-mile stretch from Bristol to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, the birthplace of the anthracite coal industry. This National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary illustrates the history of an extraordinary 19th-century transportation system—mountain railroads, rivers, dams and canals—devised to move anthracite from mine to market. (National Park Service)

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The Fireman's Drinking Fountain was dedicated in 1909 by Hose Company # 1, Slatington. The 12 foot high statue was purchased from J. W. Fiske Iron Works, New York City, for $700

Fireman's Drinking Fountain

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