Pottsville in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Molly Maguire Executions
Erected 2006 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 41.283′ N, 76° 11.953′ W. Marker is in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is on Sanderson Street west of North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker stands in front of the Schuylkill County Prison. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 Sanderson Street, Pottsville PA 17901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Schuylkill County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pottsville Maroons (about 800 feet away); Yuengling -America's Oldest Brewery (approx. 0.4 miles away); John O'Hara Burd Patterson (approx. half a mile away); Firth Dock (1828-1871) (approx. 1.5 miles away); Schuylkill Canal (approx. 1.8 miles away); Veterans of Port Carbon (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pottsville.
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Also see . . .
1. eHistory at OSU | Multimedia Histories: The overthrow of the Molly Maguires. (Submitted on September 8, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. “Molly Maguires” Records at the Pennsylvania State Archives. The actual existence of the Molly Maguires as a coordinated secret society or terrorist organization is still debated by historians. No one has ever produced a primary source document proving that the Molly Maguires existed as such. (Submitted on September 8, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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