Jim Thorpe in Carbon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Molly Maguire Executions
Erected 2006 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 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. The Self Made Man (approx. half a mile away); Mauch Chunk Railroad Station (approx. half a mile away); Packer Mansion (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. “Molly Maguires” Records at the Pennsylvania State Archives. The actual existence of the Molly Maguires as a coordinated secret society or terrorist organization is still debated by historians. No one has ever produced a primary source document proving that the Molly Maguires existed as such. (Submitted on September 8, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,131 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 22, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.