The History of Our City

Historical Sketch of the Borough of Sugar Notch
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Originally part of Hanover Township, Sugar Notch was incorporated into a borough on April 3, 1867. 

Sugar Notch was named for the Sugar Maple Trees growing in the nearby mountain gap.  In 1869, the Lehigh and Susquehanna railroads were built to carry passengers, freight and coal to distant markets.  The #9 & #10 mines closed around 1950.

The main attraction is the Roosevelt Memorial, dedicated in 1946.  Attending were Mrs. Franklin Roosevelt and Congressman Dan Flood.


Please send pictures of interest so we may list them in our gallery.











Sugar Notch Borough Council Meetings


Council Meetings are the 1st Wednesday of the Month.


Council Work Sessions are the 3rd Wednesday of every other month or as advertised by Council.


All meetings are held at the town hall at 6:30 PM.



We are looking for pictures to display on our website.  If you have any that you feel may be of interest, please submit electronically.  We especially need one for the main picture of our website.


A new page has been added titled Council Meeting Minutes which will have copies of our Work Sessions and regular Council Meetings available as a PDF.  The minutes will be updated shortly.