Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1800.
Location. 41° 14.693′ N, 75° 53.405′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on South River Street near South Street, on the right when traveling south. 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. Fort Durkee (here, next to this marker); Lyman H. Howe (a few steps from this marker); Fred Morgan Kirby (a few steps from this marker); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (within shouting distance of this marker); Franz Kline (1910 - 1962)Fort Wyoming (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Wilkes (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial Court (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
Also see . . .
1. George Catlin and his Indian Gallery. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. George Catlin - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. George Catlin at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2009, by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 849 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2009, by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on April 29, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.