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Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Capoose

 
 
Capoose Marker image. Click for full size.
August 22, 2011
1. Capoose Marker
Inscription. On the nearby flat was located an Indian village under the chief, Capoose. It was settled by Munsee following their removal from the upper Delaware valley after 1743.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 25.529′ N, 75° 39.975′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Providence Road and Diamond Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Providence Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scranton PA 18508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Tripp House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Munsee Indian Village (approx. 0.4 miles away); Terence V. Powderly (approx. 0.6 miles away); Right Reverend William O'Hara, D.D. (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Bivouac of the Dead (approx. mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rev. William Bishop (approx. 1.1 miles away); Scranton - The Electric City (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scranton.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Capoose Marker image. Click for full size.
August 22, 2011
2. Capoose Marker
 
 
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