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

Carbondale

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Carbondale Marker
Inscription. Founded by the Wurts brothers, pioneers in developing anthracite resources of the region, in 1822. Here the first underground mine was opened in June, 1831, near Seventh Ave. Chartered as a city in 1851.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 34.99′ N, 75° 30.767′ W. Marker is in Carbondale, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on Fallbrook Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 Fallbrook Street (PA 106), Carbondale PA 18407, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carbondale City Hall / Memorial Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Patrolman William F. McAndrew (approx. 0.9 miles away); Carbondale City Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Carbondale (approx. 0.9 miles away); Col. Alvin D. Ungerleider (approx. 0.9 miles away); Memorial Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gravity Park (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carbondale.
 
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Carbondale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Carbondale Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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