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

Birthplace of the National Federation of the Blind

November 1940

 
 
Birthplace of the National Federation of the Blind Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 19, 2020
1. Birthplace of the National Federation of the Blind Marker
Inscription.  

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Erected by National Federation of the Blind.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducation.
 
Location. 41° 14.608′ N, 75° 52.784′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Pennsylvania Boulevard, on the left when traveling west on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 77 East Market Street, Wilkes Barre PA 18701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Redington Hotel (here, next to this marker); Min L. Matheson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel J. Flood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jesse Fell (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mary's High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); William G. McGowan (approx. 0.2 miles away); 4th-5th-7th-8th Wards WWII Honor Roll (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christopher Columbus (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
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 National Federation of the Blind: History and Governance. (Submitted on June 19, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Birthplace of the National Federation of the Blind Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 19, 2020
2. Birthplace of the National Federation of the Blind Marker
Along Pennsylvania Blvd
Birthplace of the National Federation of the Blind image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 19, 2020
3. Birthplace of the National Federation of the Blind
The former Redington Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 105 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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