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

Nanticoke

 
 
Nanticoke Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2017
1. Nanticoke Marker
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Named for Nanticoke Indians from Maryland, who settled here about 1750. Adopted in 1753 by the Six Nations, they settled at Chenango, near Birmhampton, N,.Y., to guard the "Southern Door" of the Confederacy.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
Location. 41° 11.963′ N, 76° 0.026′ W. Marker is in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of Ridge Street and Prospect Street, on the right when traveling east on Ridge Street. Marker is on the grounds of the Nanticoke Municipal Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 East Ridge Street, Nanticoke PA 18634, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Dr. Stanley J. Dudrick (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial (approx.

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¼ mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); John S. Fine (approx. half a mile away); Walk of Honor September 11th Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Luzerne County Community College Walk of Honor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Coal Miners Memorial Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nanticoke.
 
Also see . . .
1. Nanticoke PA Official Website. (Submitted on July 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Nanticoke Indian Tribe. (Submitted on July 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation. (Submitted on July 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Nanticoke Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2017
2. Nanticoke Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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