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

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

 
 
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carolyn Martienssen, August 21, 2015
1. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Marker
Inscription. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Hazleton Pennsylvania First and only Tyrolean Roman Catholic congregation established in the United States. Founded October 7, 1905 by Rev. Lewis Luchi.
 
Erected 1981 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 57.117′ N, 75° 58.71′ W. Marker is in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of South Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 309) and Chapel Street, on the right when traveling south on South Church Street. Click for map. Marker is directly in front of the church on the left front side. On the left of the church is a parking lot, which exits onto Chapel Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 South Church Street, Hazleton PA 18201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Joseph's Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Honor Roll of St. Joseph’s Parish (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lattimer Massacre (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Lattimer Massacre (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Lattimer Massacre (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Sugarloaf Massacre (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Sugarloaf Massacre (approx. 5.1 miles away); Saints Peter and Paul Lutheran Church (approx. 6.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hazleton.
 
Regarding Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The church disbanded and became the headquarters for Catholic Social Services and the St. Joseph Food Pantry, which gives food to the needy of the area.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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