1822-1896Blakeslee was the influential community leader for whom this village was named. He was a merchant, farmer and lumberman, owning several thousand acres. A trustee of the Methodist Church built in 1852, and the town's first postmaster in 1883, Jacob was instrumental in helping the young area develop. He also served as School Director, Township Supervisor, and Justice of the Peace.
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|Placed By||Pocono Lake Preserve|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 19th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 448935 N 4551039|
|Decimal Degrees||41.10903333, -75.60818333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 6.542', W 75° 36.491'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 6' 32.52" N, 75° 36' 29.46" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5972 PA-115, Blakeslee PA 18610, US|
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