Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fred Morgan Kirby
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Civil Rights • Education • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
Location. 41° 14.691′ N, 75° 53.393′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on South River Street near South Street, on the left. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Durkee (a few steps from this marker); Lyman H. Howe (a few steps from this marker); George Catlin (a few steps from this marker); Franz Kline (1910 - 1962) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Wyoming (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Teedyuscung (approx. ¼ mile away); William Camp Gildersleeve (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
Also see . . . Fred Morgan Kirby - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.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 1,166 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2009, by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.