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

King's College Founders

 
 
King's College Founders Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 20, 2017
1. King's College Founders Monument
Inscription.  

In grateful appreciation to
the Holy Cross Community who founded King's College

1946
Rev. James W. Connerton, C.S.C.
President
Rev. William S. Scandlon, C.S.C.
Vice President
Rev. Raymond A. Pieper, C.S.C.
Dean
Rev. Joseph Houser, C.S.C.
Secretary-Treasurer
Rev. John Dupuis, C.S.C.
Rev. William C. Havey, C.S.C.
Rev. Thomas P. Jones, C.S.C.
Rev. James E. Kline, C.S.C.
Rev. Frank J. O'Hara, C.S.C.
Rev. Edward Shea, C.S.C.

1947
Rev. Leo W. Gorman, C.S.C.
Rev. Charles Harris, C.S.C.
Rev. Thomas J. Lane, C.S.C.
Bro. Harold Rogan, C.S.C.

"We shall always place education
side by side with instruction;
the mind will not be cultivated
at the expense of the heart."

Rev. Basil Moreau, C.S.C.


 
Erected by King's College.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
 
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N, 75° 52.761′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Monument is west of Hessel Hall, on the King's College campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkes Barre PA 18711, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Parents Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wyoming Division Canal (about 400 feet away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Ellen Webster Palmer (about 500 feet away); Korean War Memorial (about 600 feet away); 109th Field Artillery Battalion (about 600 feet away); U.S.S. Wilkes-Barre (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Also see . . .  History of King's College. College website entry (Submitted on November 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
King's College Founders Monument (back) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 20, 2017
2. King's College Founders Monument (back)
King's College Founders' Walk and Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 20, 2017
3. King's College Founders' Walk and Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2024. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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