Take an enjoyable trip into the world of the Pennsylvania Dutch rural community as you tour the
Troxell-Steckel House, Claussville One-Room School, and Haines Mill.
|Historic 1756 Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum|
4229 Reliance Street • Egypt, PA
The region's only authentically complete Pennsylvania German farm house resembles its medieval ancestors and gives a captivating glimpse of the area's farm history.
Hours & Admission: Open for Annual Events and by appointment. Please call for information.
Directions: From US-22 take PA 145 north 4.4 mi. to PA-329. Turn left on PA-329 1 mi. to Reliance St. Turn left .3 mi. on Reliance St. to site.
|Historic 1893 Claussville School|
2917 Route 100 • Claussville, PA
Hours & Admission: By appointment only. Please call 610-435-1074 for information.
Directions: From US-22 take PA 100 north 2.8 mi. to site.
Dorney Park and Haines Mill Rd.
Hours: May – September, Sat. and Sun. 1–4 p.m.
This site is owned and maintained by Lehigh County Government. The Lehigh County Historical Society provides school and public tours.
Directions: From US-22 take Cedar Crest Blvd. left 1.5 mi. to Broadway. Turn right on Broadway .5 mi. to Haines Mill Rd. Turn left on Haines Mill Rd. .1 mi. to site.
Learn how Lehigh County served as a birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution as you view the soaring remains of the Lock Ridge Iron Furnace and Saylor Cement Kilns.
525 Franklin St. • Alburtis, PAWhat looks like a medieval stone castle is actually a huge coal-burning iron furnace built in 1868. Here was produced some of the iron that helped transform America from a nation of farms into an industrial giant.
Hours: Guided Grounds Tours May – September, Sat. and Sun., 1-4 p.m. start from the small brick office building.
This site is owned and maintained by Lehigh County Government. The Lehigh County Historical Society provides school and public tours of the exterior.
Directions: From US-22 take PA 100 south 3.8 mi. to Spring Creek Rd. Turn right on Spring Creek 1.8 mi. to Franklin St. Bear left on Franklin St., following it as it next curves right a total of .4 mi. to site.
245 N. Second St. • Coplay, PA
Feel the power of the industrial revolution in the shadow of the giant Schoefer kilns erected here in 1893 to produce the cement so vital for a growing America. Learn about a fascinating industry and the people that made it happen.
Hours: Outdoor historic site is open daily year-round for self-guided tours.
This site is owned and maintained by Lehigh County Government. The Lehigh County Historical Society provides school and group tours by appointment.
Directions: From US-22 take PA 145 north 2 mi. to Lehigh St. Turn right on Lehigh 1 mi. to Front St. Turn left 1.3 mi. on Front St. (which becomes 2nd St.) to site.