Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Jacob and the Angel
By Arlene Love
He said, "Let me go, for day is breaking."
But Jacob answered, "I will not let you go unless you bless me."
He then asked, "What is your name?" "Jacob"....
He said, "Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel...."
Genesis 32: 26 - 29
A gift from friends of the University
Mrs. Sondra Meyers, Committee Chair
May 10, 1984
Erected 1984 by Friends of the University of Scranton.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Education • Man-Made Features. A significant historical date for this entry is May 10, 1984.
Location. 41° 24.295′ N, 75° 39.321′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is near the Byron Recreation Complex building, along The Commons walkway on the University of Scranton campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. The Honorable George W. Bush (within shouting distance of this marker); Inigo Becomes St. Ignatius - 1491-1556 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Catherine Manley Coffey (about 500 feet away); St. Thomas College "Old Main" Cornerstone (about 700 feet away); George H. Catlin Memorial House (about 800 feet away); William W. Scranton (about 800 feet away); Martyrs' Grove (approx. 0.2 miles away); Houlihan - McLean Center (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 116 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.