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Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ellis W. Roberts, Ph.D.

Welsh-American

— 1911 - 1991 —

 
 
Ellis W. Roberts, Ph.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 3, 2021
1. Ellis W. Roberts, Ph.D. Marker
Inscription.  

Educator
Poet • Author
Historian

"A fo ben, bid bont."
"To be a leader, be a bridge."

 
Erected 1992 by City of Wilkes-Barre.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicBridges & ViaductsEducation.
 
Location. 41° 14.251′ N, 75° 52.969′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of South Street and Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South Street. Marker is on the southeast pillar marking the south approach to the Ellis Roberts (South Street) Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 89 Park Avenue, 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. St. Mary's High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Conrad's Young Men's Society (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Nicholas R. C. Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jesse Fell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wards III, VI, and IX World War II Honored Dead
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); William Camp Gildersleeve (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Redington Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Birthplace of the National Federation of the Blind (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Regarding Ellis W. Roberts, Ph.D.. The South Street Bridge was renamed the Ellis Roberts Bridge in 1992 by Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dr. Ellis Wynn Roberts at Find A Grave. (Submitted on December 3, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Redesignating the South Street Bridge (S.R.2007) in Luzerne County as the Ellis Roberts Bridge. (Submitted on December 3, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
South Street Bridge Reconstruction Marker (1991) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 3, 2021
2. South Street Bridge Reconstruction Marker (1991)
South Street Bridge Construction Marker (1925) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 3, 2021
3. South Street Bridge Construction Marker (1925)
Ellis W. Roberts, Ph.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 3, 2021
4. Ellis W. Roberts, Ph.D. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 3, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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