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What is the history of Emmaus, Pennsylvania, USA?

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"Em'aus, or Em’mans, a post-borough of Lehigh co., Pa., on the East Pennsylvania and Perkiomen Railroads, 6 miles S.S.W. of Amentown. It has 4 churches, 3 public halls, 2 hotels, an iron-furnace, and 3 cigar-factories. Pop. 883."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • 1759 - Emmaus founded

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  • In 1859, the East Pennsylvania Railroad (later part of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad) brought trains to Emmaus.

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  • 1869 - Emmaus - the town's first blast furnace opened.

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  • Emmaus, Pennsylvania, USA
    Public School
  • Emmaus, Pennsylvania, USA
    St. John's Lutheran Church
  • 1943 - Emmaus - Donaldson Iron Company closes
    The largest iron company was Donaldson Iron Company, which made cast iron pipes and other products until the company closed in 1943.
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  • Emmaus, Pennsylvania, USA
    Moravian Church


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