Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Roberts Tower
shall be known as The Roberts Tower
in Honor of Daniel C. Roberts
whose Christian Generosity made
possible the building of this Edifice.
Enter into his gates with thanksgiving.
Erected by the First Baptist Church Congregation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion.
Location. 41° 14.827′ N, 75° 53.129′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on River Street just north of Northampton Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 48 South 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. American Institute of Mining Engineers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Wyoming (about 700 feet away); Crabapple (about 700 feet away); "Lady of the Valley" (about 800 feet away); F.M. Kirby & Co. Store The Birthplace of HBO (approx. 0.2 miles away); America's First Jazz Festival (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of the AIME (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
Regarding The Roberts Tower. The First Baptist Church building no longer serves as a worship facility.
Also see . . . Westmoreland Club buys church to restore as event space (The Citizens' Voice, 2019). (Submitted on July 20, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 20, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.