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Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 31, 2019
1. Civil War Memorial
Inscription.  

Conyngham Post 97
G.A.R.
[Grand Army of the Republic]

Erected in Memory of
our Comrades


 
Erected 1918 by General Hancock Circle No. 9, Ladies of the G.A.R.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 15.459′ N, 75° 52.142′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Memorial is at the intersection of River Street and Maple Street, on the left when traveling north on River Street. Monument is in the Civil War Veterans Section, near the entrance to Hollenback Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 540 North River Street, Wilkes Barre PA 18702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. Jacob Johnson, A.M. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Settlers and War Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Connecticut Settlement (about 600 feet away); First Permanent Settlement in the Wyoming Valley (about 700 feet away);
Civil War Memorial and Veterans Section image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 31, 2019
2. Civil War Memorial and Veterans Section
Rev. Joseph Murgas (approx. ¼ mile away); World War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Luzerne County (approx. 0.6 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Civil War Memorial and Veterans Section image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 31, 2019
3. Civil War Memorial and Veterans Section
View SE toward cemetery entrance off River Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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