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

Lattimer Massacre

September 10, 1897

 
 
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1. Lattimer Massacre Marker
Inscription. "It was not a battle because they were not aggressive, nor were they on the defensive because they had no weapons of any kind and were simply shot down like so many worthless objects; each of the licensed life takers trying to outdo the others in the butchery."

Dedicated to these union brothers who made the supreme sacrifice

Sebastian Broztowski • Michael Cheslock • Frank Chrzeszeski • Adalbert Czaja • John Fotta • Anthony Grekos • Andrew Jurecek • Stephen Jurics • George Kulick • Andrew Mieczkowski • Andrew Monikaski • Clement Platek • Raphael Rekiewicz • John Skrep • John Tarnowicz • Jacob Tomashontas • Stanley Zagorski • Adalbert Ziemba • Adam Zieminski
 
Erected 1972 by the United Labor Council of Lower Luzerne and Carbon Counties, AFL-CIO and United Mine Workers of America.
 
Location. 40° 59.487′ N, 75° 58.056′ W. Marker is in Lattimer, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of Lattimer Road (Pennsylvania Route 3028) and Quality Road on Lattimer Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lattimer Mines PA 18234, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Lattimer Massacre
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By Kevin W., June 12, 2011
2. Lattimer Massacre Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Honor Roll of St. Joseph’s Parish (approx. 2 miles away); St. Joseph's Church (approx. 2 miles away); Our Lady of Mount Carmel (approx. 2.8 miles away); Saints Peter and Paul Lutheran Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Lattimer Massacre (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Sugarloaf Massacre (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Sugarloaf Massacre (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Labor Unions
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 751 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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