Philip Ginter
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo
N 40° 49.463 W 075° 42.942
18T E 439648 N 4519508
Quick Description: Come listen to my story about a man named Jed. Old Jed's a million, oophs, wrong guy!
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/9/2006 4:52:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMTPK
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 21

Long Description:
Marker Text:


While hunting, Ginter discovered anthracite on Sharp Mountain here in 1791. He showed it to Col. Jacob Weiss, a prominent area settler. In 1792 Weiss and others formed the Lehigh Coal Mine Co., the first Anthracite company and a forerunner of Lehigh Coal & Navigation.
Marker Name: Philip Ginter

County: Carbon

Date Dedicated: 05/27/1991

Marker Type: City

Location: Ludlow Park in Summit Hill

Category: Business & Industry, Coal

Website: Not listed

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