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

Rev. John J. Curran

(1859-1936)

 
 
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By Michael Beatty, May 16, 2009
1. Rev. John J. Curran Marker
Inscription.  Founding pastor of Holy Savior Parish in 1895. Known as the Labor Priest, he championed the workers' cause and was instrumental in settling the Anthracite Strike of 1902. He was a friend of Theodore Roosevelt, who visited here often.
 
Erected 1995.
 
Location. 41° 14.738′ N, 75° 51.77′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on Penn Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 43 Penn Street, 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. Baltimore Mine Tunnel Disaster (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rev. Joseph Murgas (approx. 0.8 miles away); Connecticut Settlement (approx. 0.8 miles away); Early Settlers and War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Parents Corner (approx. 0.9 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Luzerne County (approx. 0.9 miles away); King's College Founders (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
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By Michael Beatty, May 16, 2009
2. Rev. John J. Curran Marker
 Rev. John J. Curran - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
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By Michael Beatty, May 16, 2009
3. Rev. John J. Curran Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 908 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 16, 2009, by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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