Mauch Chunk, PA

Carbon County, Pennsylvania, 1857
Mauch Chunk, Pa., Carbon co. Township and village. In the midst of the Schuylkill coal fields. The surface is mountainous, the soil gravel. The village is on the W. bank of the Lehigh River, at the head of the Lehigh Canal, in a deep and romantic ravine, between rocky mountains, which rise precipitously 800 or 1000 feet. An inclined plane and railroad 9 miles long extend to the coal mines. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)

Record Data

Place Unit Type
  City or Town
Containing Unit

Note Cards


1860 residence of

Albright, Charles

Charles Albright, detail
Full name
  Charles Albright


Contained places
Name Type
Mauch Chunk Cemetery, Mauch Chunk, PA Location or Site