Jim Thorpe in Carbon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1971 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 40° 51.796′ N, 75° 44.264′ W. Marker is in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, in Carbon County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and East Calawissa Street (U.S. 209), on the left when traveling west on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jim Thorpe PA 18229, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mauch Chunk Railroad Station (a few steps from this marker); Anthracite (a few steps from this marker); From Mountain to Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Carbon County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance The Self Made Man (within shouting distance of this marker); Molly Maguire Executions (approx. half a mile away); Colonel Jacob Weiss Monument (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jim Thorpe.
Also see . . .
1. Packer Mansion - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Asa Packer at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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