Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected June 14, 1899.
Erected 1899 by Wyoming Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Forts and Castles • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is June 14, 1899.
Location. 41° 14.722′ N, 75° 53.437′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on South Street west of River Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Lyman H. Howe (within shouting distance of this marker); George Catlin (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Durkee (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois IndiansFred Morgan Kirby (about 300 feet away); Franz Kline (1910 - 1962) (about 400 feet away); Fort Wyoming (about 400 feet away); John Wilkes (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
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Also see . . . Forts in the Wyoming Valley of PA. (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 36 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.