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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1884.
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 postal address: 202 South River St (Kirby Hall), Wilkes Barre PA 18702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 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); John Wilkes (about 300 feet away); Veterans Memorial Court (about 400 feet 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 1,205 times since then and 12 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.