Is it Leather Corners, or Leather Cor...

Is it Leather Corners, or Leather Corner Post?

There are 11 comments on the The Morning Call story from Oct 20, 2005, titled Is it Leather Corners, or Leather Corner Post?. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

Q: I drive on Kernsville Road every day in both directions. On Kernsville Road between Routes 100 and 309, there is the Leather Corner Post Hotel.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Morning Call.


Dumont, NJ

#1 Jan 23, 2006
i used to live around those parts. it was known as "the leather corner hitching post". it was a hotel, and it's often referred to as the "leather corner hotel".
Raymond Snyder

Chesterfield, MO

#2 Jan 27, 2006
I think its leather corner post.

Allentown, PA

#3 Feb 19, 2006
The sign says "The Village of Leather Corner Post"

Belcourt, ND

#4 Sep 6, 2006
I was born and raised in this area and my grandmother used to live just outside of it. The village itself is Leather Corner Post. The restaurant, we always just called "Leather Corner Post", but I'm not sure of the official name.
Aunt Jake

Souderton, PA

#5 May 11, 2007
The restaurant/bar where the Boombas are played is called "Leather Corner Post Hotel". You can run a google search using that phrase and find at least 3 valid hits. The business was sold to new owners in 2002 and I don't know if they are still playing boombas there.(I am the proud owner of 2 of their boombas!)

United States

#6 May 14, 2007
It is called Leather Corner Post.The hotel got its name from the story ,that a theif stole some leather hides from down the road. He was beinging chased,and threw the leather hides over the hitching posts in front of the building,so he could get away!Hence the name Leather Corner Post.
oh its me

Orefield, PA

#7 Jul 21, 2007
It's a funny teeth name it.

Etters, PA

#8 Jul 21, 2007
Vel naw, don'tja knowit's Leather Corner Post.
Everyone sound like a tourist.

Bethany, OK

#9 Sep 23, 2007
I was born in 1945 in that third, "red brick" house just south of the now Parkland Middle School on route #309. Paul Miller Trucking was there at that time. I played the Boombas at Leather Corner Post in the late 60's, and then it changed hands in the 70's, and I now see new owners since 2002 from this posting! My grandpa Claude Frey is in the cemetery behind the hotel. I loved that noise every Tuesday and Saturday night! I wish I had a Boomba now to relieve the tension like I did then. Good Memories! I helped build cabins at Camp Horseshoe in the late 50's! Just east of the hotel there were only 4 houses that sat in a row! My uncle Grim lived in Orefield right at Herman's market in that little development where Huckleberry road and #309 connect. My Grammy lived at Crackerport Damn! That was a Lehigh Portland Cement home now gone!$8.00 a month rent in those days! The good old days! What happened? Here I am in Warr Acres, OK 73122 It's ok, but not like Kern's Dam was! Contact me at [email protected]


#10 May 16, 2009
I grew up just one mile down the road towards the horseshoe. It was called Leather Corner Post and the story about it's name is similar to Robin's. My uncle, James Wenner, owned the hotel from about the late 30's to some time in the latter 40's. Steve Mazepa, who may have owned the hotel after my uncle, I'm not sure, there was another Steve in there somewhere but I beleive Mazepa was the first one to introduce the boom-ba's.
Dr Singh

Allentown, PA

#11 Sep 28, 2009
Leather Corner Post is a great place for food and enjoyment. I recomend it to anybody who needs a day off!

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Coplay Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Barack Obama, our next President (Nov '08) 8 min Incognito4Ever 1,347,991
News Food stamp recipients getting increase in funding (Apr '09) 47 min Ritual Habitual 4,423
News Allentown names interim development director 5 hr silly rabbit 1
News City Council warned children face toxic lead th... 5 hr silly rabbit 3
News Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision (Jan '08) 15 hr Ozzie Malone 310,661
News Messianic Jews say they are persecuted in Israel (Jun '08) Thu Carl 72,024
News Allentown Police Make Arrests In 2008 Homicide (Apr '10) Wed Cella Phane 116
More from around the web

Personal Finance

Coplay Mortgages