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

Hurricane Agnes High Water Mark

June 23, 1972

 
 
Hurricane Agnes High Water Mark Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2021
1. Hurricane Agnes High Water Mark Marker
Inscription.  

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Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 41° 14.491′ N, 75° 53.762′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of Academy Street and River Street, on the right when traveling east on Academy Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 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. Zebulon Butler House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Teedyuscung (approx. ¼ mile away); William Camp Gildersleeve (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Durkee (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Catlin (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Durkee (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fred Morgan Kirby (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lyman H. Howe (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Also see . . .
1. 45 Years Later, Agnes still on people’s minds (Times Leader, 2018). (Submitted on May 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Hurricane Agnes documentary on WBRE-TV (1992) Full
Hurricane Agnes High Water Mark Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 22, 2021
2. Hurricane Agnes High Water Mark Marker
Marker is on a pole above a "No Trucks" sign.
Calvary Bible Church, formerly St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, in background
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this page online
. (Submitted on May 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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