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

Jerry Tomasetti

Father - Friend - Pugulist

 
 
Jerry Tomasetti Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
1. Jerry Tomasetti Memorial Bench
Inscription.  

A professional boxer that brought overflowing crowds
and posted a 13 - 6 record with 9 knockouts, from 1959 - 1968.
He is enshrined in the Northeast Region
Sports Hall of Fame and
New York State Boxing Hall of Fame.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 41° 24.005′ N, 75° 38.657′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on Mulberry Street east of Arthur Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Memorial bench is next to the Reflecting Pool, on the Everhart Museum grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1901 Mulberry Street, Scranton PA 18510, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 200th Anniversary of the U.S. Constitution (a few steps from this marker); The Freedom Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); The Everhart Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battleship Maine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 150th Anniversary of the Constitution
Jerry Tomasetti Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
2. Jerry Tomasetti Memorial Bench
On far side of Reflecting Pool
(within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brooks Model Coal Mine (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Local boxing great Jerry Tomasetti dies at 73 (Times-Tribune, 2009). (Submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Jerry Tomasetti Obituary. (Submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Jerry Tomasetti Boxing Record. (Submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Jerry Tomasetti Memorial Bench Inscription Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
3. Jerry Tomasetti Memorial Bench Inscription Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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