Difference between revisions of "Allentown"

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These cities were a center of the Industrial Revolution in the United States with major steel mills and silk mills.  Now the city has many service industries and even acts as a bedroom community for the nearby centers of [[New York City]] and [[Philadelphia]].
 
These cities were a center of the Industrial Revolution in the United States with major steel mills and silk mills.  Now the city has many service industries and even acts as a bedroom community for the nearby centers of [[New York City]] and [[Philadelphia]].
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Allentown is the birthplace of several notable people, including:
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* [[Lee Iacocca]], former chairman of [[Chrysler]] Corporation;
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* [[Keith Jarrett]], [[jazz]] musician.
  
 
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==References==

Latest revision as of 19:56, 12 September 2018

Allentown is a conservative city in eastern Pennsylvania. After Philadelphia and Pittsburgh it is the third largest city in the state with a population of over 106,000.[1] It is twinned with Bethlehem and Easton in the Lehigh Valley to have a population of 740,000.

These cities were a center of the Industrial Revolution in the United States with major steel mills and silk mills. Now the city has many service industries and even acts as a bedroom community for the nearby centers of New York City and Philadelphia.

Allentown is the birthplace of several notable people, including:

References

  1. Population 2000 US Census