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 Troxell-Steckel Farm Museum|
4229 Reliance Street • Egypt, PA
The region's only authentically complete Pennsylvania-German farm house, built in 1756, resembles its medieval ancestors and gives a captivating glimpse of the area's farm history.
Hours: May –September, Sat. and Sun., 1-4 p.m.
Admission: members free; non-member adults $5, children $3
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.
|Claussville School, 1893|
2917 Route 100 • Claussville, PA
Hours: By appointment only. Please call 610-435-1074.
Admission: Call 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.
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 the iron that helped transform America from a nation of farms into an industrial giant. You can explore many fascinating buildings set in a wooded park perfect for picnics and outings.
Hours: Guided Tours May – September, Sat. and Sun., 1-4 p.m.
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 young America. Learn about a fascinating industry and the people that made it happen, all in a lovely parklike setting.
Hours: Outdoor historic site open daily year-round
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 2 nd St.) to site.