(1786-1867)Founder in 1833 of C.F. Martin & Co. (The Martin Guitar Company), one of the world's oldest musical instrument manufacturers. Its innovations in acoustic guitar design— including the x-braced flat-top guitar and Dreadnought guitar— were to exert a formative influence on the industry. German -born C.F. Martin moved the firm from New York City to this area in 1838. He built a small shop here in 1859. It expanded many times and was long the company's factory.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 4:28pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 473619 N 4510608|
|Decimal Degrees||40.74600000, -75.31248333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 44.76', W 75° 18.749'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 44' 45.60" N, 75° 18' 44.94" W|
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|Area Code(s)||610, 484|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 10 W North St, Nazareth PA 18064, US|
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