Lehighton in Carbon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lehighton Area WWII Honored Dead Memorial
1919 - 1944
For whom this boulevard was named,
paid the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty,
during the invasion of Anzio Beach, Italy.....
This monument is a memorial to all fifty-seven
servicemen, from the Lehighton Area who willingly
gave their lives to serve their nation, to keep
it free for all mankind.... Their devotion to duty
deserves our highest tribute....
Deceased Veterans of World War II
Lehighton and Vicinity
[Roll of Honored Dead]
Erected 1985 by Lehighton United Veterans Organization.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II.
Location. 40° 50.034′ N, 75° 42.429′ W. Marker is in Lehighton, Pennsylvania, in Carbon County. Memorial is on Sgt Stanley Hoffman Boulevard (U.S. 209) 0.2 miles north of South Main Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Lehighton Veterans Memorial Park, Lehighton PA 18235, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within World War I Centennial Commemoration (here, next to this marker); Military Working Dogs Memorial (a few steps from this marker); War at Home Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Waterborne Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); American Maritime Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lehighton's Been Workin' on the Railroad! (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); From Rails to Trails (about 400 feet away); Exploring the Corridor (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lehighton.
Also see . . . UVO dedicates Lehighton Veterans Memorial Park (Times News, 2017). (Submitted on April 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.