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

Blessed Sacrament Parish

Throop, Pennsylvania

 

— Established December 31, 2009 —

 
Blessed Sacrament Parish Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2018
1. Blessed Sacrament Parish Marker
Inscription.  

Formed from the merger of

St. Mary's Hungarian Magyar • Founded 1895

St. John the Baptist Slovak • Founded 1905

St. Anthony of Padua Polish • Founded 1909

St. Bridget's Territorial • Founded 1916

Dedicated April 21, 2012


 
Erected 2012 by Blessed Sacrament Parish.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 41° 26.958′ N, 75° 37.717′ W. Marker is in Throop, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Rebecca Street and Harriet Street, on the left when traveling east on Rebecca Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 Rebecca Street, Scranton PA 18512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World Wars Memorial (here, next to this marker); Our Lady of Victory Shrine (here, next to this marker); War Memorial Honor Roll (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Throop
Blessed Sacrament Parish Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2018
2. Blessed Sacrament Parish Memorial
(approx. half a mile away); Anthracite Mine Disaster (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Penn State Scranton Veterans Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Throop.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Parishes of Holy Cross & Blessed Sacrament. (Submitted on April 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Parishes of Holy Cross & Blessed Sacrament on Facebook. (Submitted on April 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Throop Catholic parishes unveil heritage memorial (Times-Tribune, 2012). (Submitted on April 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. History of Throop Borough. (Submitted on April 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Blessed Sacrament Parish Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2018
3. Blessed Sacrament Parish Memorial
Former St. John the Baptist Slovak Church Cornerstone at Blessed Sacrament Parish Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2018
4. Former St. John the Baptist Slovak Church Cornerstone at Blessed Sacrament Parish Memorial
Former St. Bridget's Territorial Church Bell at Blessed Sacrament Parish Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2018
5. Former St. Bridget's Territorial Church Bell at Blessed Sacrament Parish Memorial
Blessed Sacrament Parish at the former St. Anthony of Padua Polish Catholic Church Sanctuary image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2018
6. Blessed Sacrament Parish at the former St. Anthony of Padua Polish Catholic Church Sanctuary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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