Plains in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
John Abbott and Isaac Williams
aged 36 years
a survivor of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming, and
aged 17 years
were killed and scalped by Indians in July 1778.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1778.
Location. 41° 16.662′ N, 75° 51.418′ W. Marker is in Plains, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of River Street and Carey Street, on the left when traveling south on River Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 South River Street, Wilkes Barre PA 18705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward A. Walsh (1881 - 1959) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Raymond Slabinski (approx. 0.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); What on Earth is a Levee? (approx. 0.8 miles away); Trailing Along (approx. 0.8 miles away); Welcome to the First Residents' Path (approx. 0.8 miles away); Forty-Fort (approx. 0.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plains.
Also see . . . Chapter IV. Battle of Wyoming, in History of Luzerne County Pennsylvania (1893). (Submitted on June 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.