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Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Owen Kilcullen

 
 
Owen Kilcullen Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2020
1. Owen Kilcullen Marker
Inscription.  

A native of the
Parish of Castle-Connor
Co. Sligo Ireland
Died Oct. 11 1888.
Aged 35 years.
A victim of Mud Run Disaster
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May his soul rest in peace. Amen

 
Erected by the Kilcullen Family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesDisastersRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 41° 25.566′ N, 75° 40.731′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Monument is in Cathedral Cemetery, Section D6. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1708 Oram Street, Scranton PA 18504, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Right Reverend William O'Hara, D.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward William Ryan, M.D. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bivouac of the Dead (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Tripp House (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Tripp House
Owen Kilcullen Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 24, 2020
2. Owen Kilcullen Monument
(approx. half a mile away); Terence V. Powderly (approx. half a mile away); Miners and Laborers Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Capoose (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mud Run Train Disaster - "A name of terror for all time". (Submitted on July 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History's Headlines: The Great Mud Run train wreck (WFMZ, 2016). (Submitted on July 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Mud Run Disaster at Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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