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Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Roaring Brook

CNJ Railroad

 

— Lackawanna River Heritage Trail —

 
Roaring Brook Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
1. Roaring Brook Marker
Inscription.  

Roaring Brook, the largest tributary to the Lackawanna River,
passes through Nay Aug Park and enters the Lackawanna River
near Schmidt Park.

Nay Aug is an Indian word that means Roaring Brook.


 
Erected by Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasRailroads & StreetcarsWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 41° 24.254′ N, 75° 40.367′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street and 3rd Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Broadway Street. Marker is at the Broadway Street Trailhead. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Schmidt Park/Kevin P Quinn, SJ Athletics Campus, Scranton PA 18505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scranton Iron Furnaces Historic Site (a few steps from this marker); Education (a few steps from this marker); Schmidt Park History (within shouting distance of this
Roaring Brook Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
2. Roaring Brook Marker
marker); 1902/1937 Roundhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1902/1937 Inspection Pit (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1865 Inspection Pit (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Boxcars (approx. 0.2 miles away); Turntable (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
More about this marker. The trail runs along the former Central Railroad of New Jersey railroad grade.
 
Also see . . .
1. Central Railroad of New Jersey station a beacon of Scranton's better days (Times-Tribune). (Submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lackawanna River Heritage Trail Guide. (Submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Nay Aug Park at Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Broadway Street Trailhead Marker with Roaring Brook Marker in background image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
3. Broadway Street Trailhead Marker with Roaring Brook Marker in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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