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Rev. John J. Curran

 
 
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By Michael Beatty, May 16, 2009
1. Rev. John J. Curran Marker
Inscription. Founding pastor of Holy Savior Parish in 1895. Known as the Labor Priest, he championed the workers' cause and was instrumental in settling the Anthracite Strike of 1902. He was a friend of Theodore Roosevelt, who visited here often.
 
Erected 1995.
 
Location. 41° 14.738′ N, 75° 51.77′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on Penn Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 43 Penn Street, Wilkes Barre PA 18702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baltimore Mine Tunnel Disaster (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rev. Joseph Murgas (approx. 0.8 miles away); Connecticut Settlement (approx. 0.8 miles away); Early Settlers and War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Luzerne County (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wyoming Division Canal (approx. one mile away); U.S.S. Wilkes Barre (approx. one mile away); William G. McGowan (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Also see . . .  Rev. John J. Curran - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Rev. John J. Curran Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Beatty, May 16, 2009
2. Rev. John J. Curran Marker
 
 
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Rev. John J. Curran Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Beatty, May 16, 2009
3. Rev. John J. Curran Marker
 
 
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