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Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lyman H. Howe

(1856-1923)

 
 
LYMAN H. HOWE Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Beatty, May 3, 2009
1. LYMAN H. HOWE Marker
Inscription. From headquarters in Wilkes-Barre, Howe's six touring shows introduced motion pictures to rural Americans. Pioneer exhibitor of "high class" film programs with coordinated sound. Filmed world & local events, including Pres. Theodore Roosevelt's visit here in 1905.
 
Erected 2000 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 14.699′ N, 75° 53.399′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on South River Street near South Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkes Barre PA 18702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Durkee (here, next to this marker); George Catlin (a few steps from this marker); Fred Morgan Kirby (a few steps from this marker); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (within shouting distance of this marker); Franz Kline (1910 - 1962) (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Wyoming (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Teedyuscung (approx. mile away); William Camp Gildersleeve (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Also see . . .  Lyman H. Howe - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 565 times since then and 47 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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