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Battle of Wyoming

 
 
Battle of Wyoming Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Beatty, May 11, 2009
1. Battle of Wyoming Memorial Marker
Inscription. Nearby on July 3, 1778, 300 patriots under Col. Zebulon Butler were defeated by 1100 British, Tories, and Indians with Maj. Gen. John Butler. Captives were massacred; survivors fled to Forty Fort.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 18.338′ N, 75° 50.705′ W. Marker is in Wyoming, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on U.S. 11 near Susquehanna Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wyoming PA 18644, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bloody Rock (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battlefield of Wyoming (approx. 0.9 miles away); Denison House (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Wyoming (approx. 1.8 miles away); Knox Mine Disaster (approx. 2 miles away); Forty Fort (approx. 2 miles away); Edward A. Walsh (1881 - 1959) (approx. 2.1 miles away); Workers in Greater Pittston's Garment Industry (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wyoming.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Wyoming - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Battle of Wyoming Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Beatty, May 11, 2009
2. Battle of Wyoming Memorial Marker
Battle of Wyoming Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Beatty, May 11, 2009
3. Battle of Wyoming Memorial Marker
Battle of Wyoming Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Beatty, May 11, 2009
4. Battle of Wyoming Memorial
Battle of Wyoming Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Beatty, May 11, 2009
5. Battle of Wyoming Memorial
 
 
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