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

Deacon William Clark

1757 - 1827

 
 
Deacon William Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2019
1. Deacon William Clark Marker
Inscription.  

This tablet erected to the memory of
Deacon William Clark.
Born in Rhode Island 1757
Who served his country under General Gray
at the battle of Bunker Hill.
First settler north of these mountains
Came to this place from Connecticut 1792
Died at this place bearing his name 1827

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1757.
 
Location. 41° 29.911′ N, 75° 41.767′ W. Marker is in Clarks Green, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of North Abington Road (Pennsylvania Route 407) and Glenburn Road, on the left when traveling north on North Abington Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 North Abington Road, Clarks Summit PA 18411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Baptist Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); Laura Lee DeFazio Morabito (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away);
Deacon William Clark Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2019
2. Deacon William Clark Monument
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South Abington Township World War II Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hickory Grove Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Elder Miller (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Clarks Green Borough: Our History. (Submitted on March 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. William Clark, Sr. at Find A Grave. (Submitted on March 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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