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Jim Thorpe in Carbon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

National War Savings Campaign of 1918

 
 
National War Savings Campaign of 1918 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2018
1. National War Savings Campaign of 1918 Marker
Inscription.  

In grateful commemoration
of the patriotism of
Mauch Chunk
in going over the top
in the
National War Savings Campaign
of 1918

 
Erected by the Carbon County National War Savings Campaign of 1918 Chairman.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 40° 51.831′ N, 75° 44.366′ W. Marker is in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, in Carbon County. Marker is on Broadway west of Lehigh Avenue (U.S. 209), on the right when traveling west. Marker is on the wall adjacent to the Dimmick Memorial Library entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 54 Broadway, Jim Thorpe PA 18229, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carbon County (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Soldiers and Sailors Monument (about 400 feet away); The Self Made Man (about 400 feet away); From Mountain to Market (about 500 feet away); Anthracite
National War Savings Campaign of 1918 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2018
2. National War Savings Campaign of 1918 Marker
At Dimmick Memorial Library entrance
(about 500 feet away); Packer Mansion (about 500 feet away); Mauch Chunk Railroad Station (about 500 feet away); Joe Boyle Plaza (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jim Thorpe.
 
Also see . . .
1. 1918 War Savings Campaign Talking Points. (Submitted on April 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Dimmick Memorial Library. (Submitted on April 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Dimmick Memorial Library image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2018
3. Dimmick Memorial Library
Dimmick Memorial Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2018
4. Dimmick Memorial Library Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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