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

American Institute of Mining Engineers

 
 
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By Carolyn Martienssen, May 16, 2016
1. American Institute of Mining Engineers Marker
Inscription. Organization founded in 1871 by 22 mining professionals to promote safety, education and technology in mining. One of the first national engineering societies in the US, the institute and it's 150,000 + members honor the group's legacy by providing education and upholding professional values. The founding meeting of AIME, as well as that of the Pa. Anthracite Section of AIME were held here at the site of the former Wyoming Valley Hotel.
 
Erected 2016 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 14.867′ N, 75° 53.05′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of South River St and N Market St and S River St, on the right when traveling east on South River St. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16 South River St, Wilkes Barre PA 18702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln Homestead (approx. 4.1 miles away); Union Canal (approx. 4.1 miles away); Birdsboro World War I Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Birdsboro (approx. 4.3 miles away); American Legion Post 626 Veterans Memorial
American Institute of Mining Engineers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carolyn Martienssen, May 16, 2016
2. American Institute of Mining Engineers Marker
(approx. 4.5 miles away); The E. & G. Brooke Iron Company World War II Memorial (approx. 4.5 miles away); Baumstown World War Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
American Institute of Mining Engineers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carolyn Martienssen, May 16, 2016
3. American Institute of Mining Engineers Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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