||This is the area bounded roughly by Columbia Street to the east and Parkway
to the south and extending toward the sewage treatment plant. It was called
this due to the ancestry of many of the inhabitants who were Pennsylvania
||This name was applied to the Liberty Street area of town. The playground
there was and still is called the Smoketown Playground.
||Also known as “The Island”, it is the area located between the railroad
(currently the Blue Mountain and Northern and formerly the Reading Railroad)
and the Schuylkill River. It is accessed via the Broadway Street Bridge. It was
so called due to the large population of Irish families.
||This is the area bordered by Williams Street on the north, the railroad to the
east and Parkway to the west.
||The current location of the Avenues in town was once heralded as a new
housing development starting in about 1908. Fairmount Apiaries operated by
D. C. Gilham on Avenue C was named after the addition.
||The present day location of Orchard Avenue reaching southward toward
Blossom Lane. At one time, the area was an orchard of fruit trees.
||This is the area comprising the residential section between Stoyer's Dam on
Washington Street toward the Schuylkill Mountain.
||This is the hill on Market Street between St. Peter Street and St. John Street.
During my childhood, only the steep hill itself was referenced but at one time
the entire neighborhood may have been called this.
||Area located in and around Garfield Avenue, Centre Avenue and Dock Street.
At one time the building located at the intersection of Dock Street and Centre
Avenue (now apartments and the North Ward Social Club) was known as the
Spring Garden Hotel.
||This referred to the area between the railroad and Caldwell Street.
||The steep hill on Haven Street between East Main Street and Paxson Avenue.
||This was in the approximate area of Caldwell Street near its proximity to the
intersection of North Berne Street and Schuylkill Street.
||The designation given to the area near the Rest Haven Home on the eastern
edge of town.