Kern Settlers

Kern Settlers (HM1LVR)

Location: Slatington, PA 18080 Lehigh County
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N 40° 45.164', W 75° 36.292'

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The areas first settler Nicholas Kern emigrated from the Palatinate area of Germany circa 1730 on board the ship Adventurer. Kern moved his family from south Whitehall Township after acquiring 700 acres in present day Slatington. The Kerns were lower Slatington's principal settlers until the discovery of slate. Present day Slatington was originally known as Kern's Mills, and later as Kernsport.
Year Placed2006
Placed ByNorthern Lehigh Future Focus
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Date Added Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 448940 N 4511484
Decimal Degrees40.75273333, -75.60486667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 45.164', W 75° 36.292'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 45' 9.84" N, 75° 36' 17.52" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 88-98 Main St, Slatington PA 18080, US
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