Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Tripp House
in 1771. Six generations of Tripp descendants
have lived here. The earliest section was
built during the American Revolution,
enlarged in 1786, remodeled to Federal style
in 1812, and embellished in Victorian manner
in 1870. This building represents the true
expression of the area's history.
Presented by John Hand Chapter
Colonial Dames XVII Century
October 1, 1988
Erected 1988 by Colonial Dames XVII Century.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 1, 1988.
Location. 41° 25.581′ N, 75° 40.197′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on Main Avenue east of North Scranton Expressway (U.S. 11), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1011 North Main Avenue, Scranton PA 18508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are The Tripp House (a few steps from this marker); Miners and Laborers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Capoose (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reddington Field (approx. Ό mile away); Weston Field and Field House (approx. Ό mile away); Owen Kilcullen (approx. half a mile away); Right Reverend William O'Hara, D.D. (approx. half a mile away); Munsee Indian Village (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
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Also see . . . Tripp Family Homestead National Register Nomination Form. (Submitted on July 2, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.