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