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

Rocky Glen Park

 
 
Rocky Glen Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 14, 2015
1. Rocky Glen Park Marker
Inscription. Created in 1886 and located here, the park was a recreational and social center for northeastern Pa. until it closed in 1987. It gained popularity in the early 20th century as the “Laurel Line” railroad provided easier access for more people. The park featured unique ethnic celebration days that reflected the diversity of the region. Entertainment included live performances and rides, notably the “Million Dollar” roller coaster.
 
Erected 2008 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 21.251′ N, 75° 42.497′ W. Marker is in Moosic, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on Rocky Glen Road. Click for map. The marker is located at the old park entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Moosic PA 18507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Forge (approx. 2 miles away); Keyser Creek (approx. 2.3 miles away); Scranton (approx. 3.1 miles away); Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins (approx. 4 miles away); 1902/1937 Roundhouse (approx. 4.1 miles away); 1902/1937 Inspection Pit (approx. 4.1 miles away); Lackawanna Iron (approx. 4.1 miles away); Twin Shaft Disaster (approx. 4.1 miles away).
 
Categories. EntertainmentRailroads & Streetcars
 
Rocky Glen Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 14, 2015
2. Rocky Glen Park Marker
Rocky Glen Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 14, 2015
3. Rocky Glen Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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