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

Agnes Flood High Water Mark

June 24, 1972

 
 
Agnes Flood High Water Mark Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2017
1. Agnes Flood High Water Mark Marker
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionDisastersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 41° 16.01′ N, 75° 53.771′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on Chestnut Avenue south of Pringle Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker is on the wall of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 Chestnut Avenue, Kingston PA 18704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anning Owen (approx. ¼ mile away); War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henry M. Hoyt (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); What on Earth is a Levee? (approx. 0.9 miles away); Trailing Along (approx. 0.9 miles away); Welcome to the Anthracite Heritage Walk (approx. 0.9 miles away); 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
Also see . . .
1. Brief History of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, Kingston, PA.
Agnes Flood High Water Mark Marker on St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2017
2. Agnes Flood High Water Mark Marker on St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church
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(Submitted on July 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Cities Under Water, Under Siege: Hurricane Agnes. (Submitted on July 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Susquehanna River, PA Hurricane Agnes Flood of 1972. (Submitted on July 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Hurricane Agnes documentary on WBRE-TV (1992) Full on YouTube. (Submitted on July 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2017
3. St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church Cornerstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 9, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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