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

Colonel Jacob Weiss Monument

 
 
Colonel Jacob Weiss Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
1. Colonel Jacob Weiss Monument
Inscription.

In grateful remembrance of
Colonel Jacob Weiss
a soldier of the
Revolutionary War,
donor of this park

 
Location. 40° 50.054′ N, 75° 42.535′ W. Marker is in Leighton, Pennsylvania, in Carbon County. Marker is on North 1st Street. Touch for map. The monument is located in Lower Park. Marker is in this post office area: Lehighton PA 18235, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel Jacob Weiss (here, next to this marker); Waterborne Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military Working Dogs Memorial (about 500 feet away); Lehighton Area WWII Honored Dead Memorial (about 500 feet away); World War I Centennial Commemoration (about 500 feet away); War at Home Memorial (about 500 feet away); Lehighton's Been Workin' on the Railroad! (about 500 feet away); From Rails to Trails (about 500 feet away).
 
Categories. Parks & Recreational AreasWar, US Revolutionary
 
Colonel Jacob Weiss Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
2. Colonel Jacob Weiss Monument
Colonel Jacob Weiss Monument Statue Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2018
3. Colonel Jacob Weiss Monument Statue Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on April 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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