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Lehighton Area WWII Honored Dead Memorial

 
 
Lehighton Area WWII Honored Dead Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2018
1. Lehighton Area WWII Honored Dead Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Sgt. Stanley Hoffman
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....

In Memoriam
Deceased Veterans of World War II
Lehighton and Vicinity

[Roll of Honored Dead]


 
Erected 1985 by Lehighton United Veterans Organization.
 
Location. 40° 50.034′ N, 75° 42.429′ W. Marker is in Lehighton, Pennsylvania, in Carbon County. Marker 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Centennial Commemoration (here, next to this marker); Military Working Dogs Memorial (a few steps from this marker); War at Home Memorial
Lehighton Area WWII Honored Dead Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2018
2. Lehighton Area WWII Honored Dead 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.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Lehighton Area WWII Honored Dead Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2018
3. Lehighton Area WWII Honored Dead Memorial
Looking north
Lehighton Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Lehighton Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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