Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • 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 1770.
Location. 41° 15.023′ N, 75° 50.404′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on Kidder Street (State Highway 115), on the right when traveling west. Located near Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Baltimore Mine Tunnel DisasterRev. John J. Curran (approx. 1.2 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rev. Joseph Murgas (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Permanent Settlement in the Wyoming Valley (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
More about this marker. There are three markers with the same text and they are located in 3 different parts of Wilkes-Barre
Also see . . . City of Wilkes-Barre. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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