Jim Thorpe in Carbon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Molly Maguire Executions
Erected 2006 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1860.
Location. 40° 51.821′ N, 75° 44.8′ W. Marker is in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, in Carbon County. Marker is at the intersection of West Broadway and High Street, on the right when traveling west on West Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jim Thorpe PA 18229, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceThis House (1844 A.D.) (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Dimmick House (approx. Ľ mile away); National War Savings Campaign of 1918 (approx. 0.4 miles away); From Mountain to Market (approx. half a mile away); Anthracite (approx. half a mile away); Carbon County (approx. half a mile away); The Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. half a mile away); The Self Made Man (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jim Thorpe.
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Also see . . .
1. eHistory at OSU | Multimedia Histories: The overthrow of the Molly Maguires. (Submitted on September 8, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Marker Quest - Molly Maguire Executions. Further information and photographs relating to the Molly Maguires and their executions. (Submitted on August 28, 2019, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,316 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 22, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.