Gnaden Huetten Massacre Site

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The Moravian mission of this name was built in 1746 to accommodate the growing number of Mohican and Delaware Indian converts. It was the first white settlement in present-day Carbon County. It was burned on November 24, 1755, during a raid by Indians, who were incited to violence by the French. Victims of the attack are buried in the Lehighton Cemetery near here. 

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Gnaden Huetten Massacre Site

4th and Bridge Streets
Lehighton, PA 18235

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