Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1981 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 25, 1780.
Location. 41° 15.095′ N, 75° 52.69′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of North River Street and West North Street, on the right when traveling south on North River Street. The marker is located on the grounds of the Luzerne County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 North River Street, Wilkes Barre PA 18711, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Center of Law, Politics and Power (within shouting distance of this marker); Ellen Webster Palmer (within All for the View (within shouting distance of this marker); St. André Bessette, C.S.C. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Theodore T. and Walter C. Zuba (about 500 feet away); U.S.S. Wilkes-Barre (about 500 feet away); Korean War Memorial (about 500 feet away); 109th Field Artillery Battalion (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
Also see . . .
1. Luzerne County: History of Luzerne County. (Submitted on June 17, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Luzerne County - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,065 times since then and 139 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 17, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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