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

Jacob Weiss Memorial

 
 
Jacob Weiss Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
1. Jacob Weiss Memorial Marker
Inscription. In memory of Jacob Weiss, born in Philadelphia Sept. 16, 1750. Pioneer, Patriot and Colonel in the American Revolution. This monument is situated 334 yards east of the spot where he built his log cabin in 1783, on the east bank of the Lehigh River. He founded Weissport in 1826 and it was named in his honor. Also to the memory of the soldiers and sailors who fought in the several wars from the Revolutionary to the World War, inclusive.

Erected by the secret organizations of Weissport and grateful friends of the bronze tablet donated by Mrs. Magina Kistler Mantz, in memory of her father P. J. Kistler, citizen of Weissport for many years. 1898-Nov. 11, 1925-1917
 
Location. 40° 49.792′ N, 75° 42.071′ W. Marker is in Weissport, Pennsylvania, in Carbon County. Marker is on White Street. Touch for map. The marker is located in Weissport Borough 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Allen (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Allen Well (about 400 feet away); The Hub in itís Heyday (about 600 feet away); Exploring the Corridor

Jacob Weiss Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
2. Jacob Weiss Memorial
(about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Allen (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonel Jacob Weiss Monument (approx. half a mile away); Mauch Chunk Railroad Station (approx. 3 miles away); Packer Mansion (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weissport.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Red Neck Festival Banner hangin in the park image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
3. Red Neck Festival Banner hangin in the park
Sign at the entrance to the Park image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
4. Sign at the entrance to the Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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