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

Mocanaqua

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 14, 2018
1. Mocanaqua Marker
Inscription.  

Founded as a coal-company town around 1882 by the West End Coal Company. Named for Frances Slocum, a girl from Wilkes-Barre, who was kidnapped by Indians after the Battle of Wyoming in 1778.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 8.455′ N, 76° 8.307′ W. Marker is in Mocanaqua, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on Pond Hill Road (Pennsylvania Route 239) south of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 239), on the left. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shickshinny PA 18655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World Wars Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Shickshinny (approx. 1.1 miles away); Warriors Path (approx. 2.4 miles away); Union Access (approx. 3.2 miles away); Wapwallopen (approx. 4.8 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); Nescopeck (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Mocanaqua, Pennsylvania at Wikipedia

Mocanaqua Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 14, 2018
2. Mocanaqua Marker
. (Submitted on April 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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