Near Frackville in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2007 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 40° 47.301′ N, 76° 13.998′ W. Marker is near Frackville, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is on Gold Star Highway (Pennsylvania Route 924) 1.2 miles south of Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frackville PA 17931, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Michael's Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Little Lithuania, USA (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Dorsey Brothers (approx. 2.8 miles away); Pennsylvania Anthracite Miners Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Six ton piece of coal (approx. 2.9 miles away); 1902 Anthracite Coal Strike (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frackville.
Also see . . . MarkerQuest - Mahanoy Plane. More information and links related to the Mahanoy Plane. (Submitted on January 14, 2021, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.)
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