Exploring the Corridor
Weissport Lehigh Canal Park
—1828 -1932 —
In the Corridor’s northern reach experience life within Luzerne County coal towns and vibrant cities proudly displaying ethnic diversity. Spend time in our arts and educational institutions. Find outdoor recreation in Carbon County where the landscape offers breathtaking scenery and glimpses of coal and lumber industries from days gone by. Wander through enchanting towns; visit a coal museum and an underground mine. The Lehigh Valley welcomes you with rolling hills, winding rivers, picturesque farms, covered bridges and Victorian townhouses.
Discover Moravian heritage within the valley’s oldest city. Learn about the steel and cement industries, or attend some of America’s best
Relive history and discover a distinctive American landscape within the Corridor. We invite you to bask in our heritage, ride or walk our trails, and enjoy our waterways. www.nps.gov/dele.
Erected by Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor.
Location. 40° 49.895′ N, 75° 42.035′ W. Marker is in Weissport, Pennsylvania, in Carbon County. Marker is on Main Road. Touch for map. The marker is located in Weissport Lehigh Canal 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. The Hub in it’s Heyday (a few steps from this marker); Jacob Weiss Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Allen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Allen Well (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Allen (approx. ¼ mile away); Colonel Jacob Weiss Monument
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.