Exploring the Corridor
Weissport Lehigh Canal Park
— 1828 -1932 —
In the Corridor’s northern reach experience life within Luzerne County coal towns and vibrant cities proudly displaying ethnic diversity. Spend time in our arts and educational institutions. Find outdoor recreation in Carbon County where the landscape offers breathtaking scenery and glimpses of coal and lumber industries from days gone by. Wander through enchanting towns; visit a coal museum and an underground mine. The Lehigh Valley welcomes you with rolling hills, winding rivers, picturesque
Discover Moravian heritage within the valley’s oldest city. Learn about the steel and cement industries, or attend some of America’s best festivals. The excitement continues as you travel south along the Delaware River Scenic Drive into Bucks County. This area offers pastoral vistas, landmarks from America’s battle for independence and a renowned artist’s community intermingled with Colonial farmsteads.
Relive history and discover a distinctive American landscape within the Corridor. We invite you to bask in our heritage, ride or walk our trails, and enjoy our waterways. www.nps.gov/dele.
Erected by Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lehigh Canal series list.
Location. 40° 49.895′ N, 75° 42.035′ W. Marker is in Weissport, Pennsylvania, in Carbon County. Marker is on Main Road. The marker is located in Weissport Lehigh Canal Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lehighton PA 18235, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hub in its Heyday (a few steps from this marker); Jacob Weiss Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Allen
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Exploring The Corridor 1828-1932
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on March 4, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.