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

Inspiration Mural

Artist: Michael Pilato & Yuri Karabash — YEAR: 2015

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2020
1. Inspiration Mural Marker
Inscription.  

[Key of Notable Pittstonians and Others]

1 Marcino, Angelo • 2 Watson, William-Pidge • 3 Swingle, W. Francis
4 Pribula, Leonard • 5 Infantino, Joseph - Joe I
6 Linnen, Francis - Bunny • 7 Clark, James • 8 Tomasetti, Nazareth A.
9 McGroaty, Kevin • 10 Butera, Lou - Machine Gun Lou
11 Klush, Shawn • 12 Jallen, Stephanie • 13 Tinsley, Esther
14 Insalaco, Michael • 15 Insalaco, Sandy • 16 Burns, Justin
17 Reed, Lois - Ms. Judy • 18 Karabash, Yuri - Mural Artist
19 Pilato, Michael - Mural Artist • 20 Pilato, Skye • 21 Harris, Bucky • 22 Pitt, William • 23 Jennings, Hughie
24 Brogna, Ace • 25 Cefalo, Mia • 26 Cefalo, Jimmy • 27 Trippi, Charlie • 28 Cefalo Jimmy • 29 Cefalo,Ava
30 Capelletti, John • 31 Cefalo, Mrs. • 32 Cefalo, Mr. • 33 Paterno, Joe • 34 Lombardo, Dr. Joseph
35 Barbieri, Coach Bob • 36 Guarilia, Gene • 37 Kirkland, Dwight • 38 Pilato, Skye • 39 Pilato, Soleil-Artist's Niece
40 Lt. Col. Richard Berrettini • 41 Robert J. Lombardo • 42 Leneord [sic - Leonard] Insalaco • 43 John F. Lombardo
44 Joshua D. Miller • 45 First Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo • 46 Cpl Byron Dickson
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Specialist Dale J. Kridlo • 48 Al Kridlo • 49 Officer Rodney F. Pocceschi
50 Army Specialist 4, Ronald Urbanski
51 Captain Thomas "TJ" Hromison • 52 Ferretti, Grace
53 Ferretti, Santino • 54 Klush, Mayor Jason • 55 Ruane, James
56 Callahan, Dr. John • 57 Blandina, Gloria • 58 Joyce, Joseph Sr.
59 Nocito, Lori • 60 Borini, Joe • 61 Cosgrove, Richard
62 Hadley, Emma Rose • 63 Montante, Maria Capolarella
64 Conroy, Bob • 65 D'Elia, Val • 66 Dente, Biagio
67 Watson, John • 68 Patience, Edgar • 69 Matheson, Min
70 Ackerman, Ed • 71 Norris, James-Jimmy

 
Erected 2015 by Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 41° 19.247′ N, 75° 47.483′ W. Marker is in Pittston, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on Main Street south of Tomato Festival Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 48 South Main Street, Pittston PA 18640, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Workers in Greater Pittston's Garment Industry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Toni the Tomato Mule (about 300 feet away); War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Christopher Columbus (approx.
Inspiration Mural Key Silhouettes image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2020
3. Inspiration Mural Key Silhouettes
0.2 miles away); St. John the Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Greater Pittston Coal Miner (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jenkins' Fort (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Jenkins Fort (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittston.
 
More about this marker. Mural is on the south wall of the former New Rose Hotel building.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hundreds gather for Inspiration mural dedication in Pittston (Sunday Dispatch, 2015). (Submitted on June 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Inspiration Mural in downtown Pittston to be third largest in Pennsylvania (2015). (Submitted on June 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Who Should Be on the Wall? (Ackerman, 2015). (Submitted on June 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Hometown puts Carnegie Medal awardee in large mural depicting notable natives.
The story of Nazareth A. Tomasetti, one of the many notables featured on the mural
(Submitted on June 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Inspiration Mural Key image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 21, 2020
4. Inspiration Mural Key
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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