Slate Industry

Slate Industry (HMJSR)

Location: Bangor, PA 18013 Northampton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 52.023', W 75° 12.37'

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Robert M. Jones of Wales, who came here in 1848 as an immigrant, began the slate quarrying industry. The region became a major world center for slate. From here came slate for roofs and old-time school slates and pencils.
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HM NumberHMJSR
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Year Placed1947
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 8:10am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 482626 N 4524018
Decimal Degrees40.86705000, -75.20616667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 52.023', W 75° 12.37'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 52' 1.38" N, 75° 12' 22.20" W
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Area Code(s)610, 570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13 N 1st St, Bangor PA 18013, US
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