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

Scranton

 
 
Scranton Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
1. Scranton Marker
Inscription. Ebenezer Slocum built his built his first house, and made the first iron here prior to 1800. Its founding, naming, and growth as a city were due to George W. Scranton and associates. Leader in iron and steel for 60 years after its founding, 1840.
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 23.796′ N, 75° 41.336′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Avenue and Rundle Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South Main Avenue. Click for map. The marker is located in front of the Taylor Shopping Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1325 South Main Avenue, Scranton PA 18504, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Keyser Creek (approx. one mile away); Reading #2124 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rahway Valley #15 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Grand Trunk Western #6039 (approx. 1.2 miles away); 1865 Inspection Pit (approx. 1.2 miles away); 1902/1937 Roundhouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); 1902/1937 Inspection Pit (approx. 1.2 miles away); Illinois Central #790 (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .
Wide view of the Scranton Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
2. Wide view of the Scranton Marker

1. History Lackawanna Valley: Scranton. (Submitted on August 15, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Reminiscences of The Early History of Dark Hollow, Slocum Hollow, Harrison Lackawanna Iron Works.... (Submitted on August 15, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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