Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Brigadier General Theodore J. Wint Bridge
The Brigadier General Theodore J. Wint Bridge, Rockwell Avenue,
North Scranton was dedicated on Friday, May 12, 2017.
Born in 1845, a native of Scranton, Wint joined the Army at age 16
during the Civil War and spent the rest of his life as a soldier.
Wint fought in the Indian Wars and the Spanish-American War,
and in China and the Philippines.
While on active duty, Wint died in 1907. He is buried in Arlington
National Cemetery, where his grave is adorned with a bronze and
granite monument erected by the state of Pennsylvania in 1908.
Fort Wint in the Philippines is named after him.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is May 12, 2017.
Location. 41° 26.56′ N, 75° 39.567′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Memorial is on Rockwell Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Market Street, on the left when traveling north. The bridge Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scranton PA 18508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Our Founding Pastors (about 600 feet away); St. Mary of the Most Holy Rosary Church Cornerstone (about 800 feet away); Jerry Moran (approx. 0.3 miles away); Silkman House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tadas Kosciuska (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lithuanian Roadside Cross Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); World Wars Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
Also see . . .
1. Theodore Wint Grave. (Submitted on November 12, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. General Theodore J. Wint VFW Post 25 on Facebook. (Submitted on November 12, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.