"What was once called the
Lehigh County Home is now a nursing home run by the county. I do
not know what kind of records are available for the home. The
address is 350 South Cedarbrook Road, Allentown, PA 18104. The
phone number is 610-395-3727."
NOTES FROM READERS:
"I haven't had the chance to research this much further, but my
great grand father, Elmer Schuler (1878-1956) was Director of the Poor in
Allentown, Lehigh Co., PA."
Colleen O'Byrne email@example.com
Which Involved Those Who Lived or Worked
at the LEHIGH COUNTY ALMSHOUSE
[This is great historical reading! It should be of interest to
everyone -- not just those who are seeking information about
those people whose obituaries are included. PHL
We are hoping to build this
base of information about the poorhouse in LEHIGH county
through the helpful participation of readers. All are requested
to submit items of interest by sending e-mail
to The Poorhouse Lady.