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: Forts and Castles • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1771.
Location. 41° 14.726′ N, 75° 53.345′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on 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. Franz Kline (1910 - 1962) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (within shouting distance of this marker); Lyman H. Howe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fred Morgan KirbyFort Durkee (about 300 feet away); George Catlin (about 300 feet away); Veterans Memorial Court (about 300 feet away); John Wilkes (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
Also see . . . Fort Wyoming - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2009, by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,119 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 5, 2009, by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. 2. submitted on May 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 7, 2009, by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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