The History of Our City
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Historical Sketch of the Borough of Suga[...]
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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.
The present Borough building was built on August 2, 1921.
Holy Family Church celebrated their centennial on September 14, 2003.
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