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Stone Row Houses

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1849. Race St. near High St.

The simple stone-fronted houses are attributed to the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company and recall nothing so much as a street in Wales or Ireland, the homeland of much of the workforce in the local mines and canals. The houses were built atop a millrace, providing evidence of the congestion of the site.

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George E. Thomas
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George E. Thomas, "Stone Row Houses", [Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-02-CA2.

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