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° 13.73′ N, 75° 52.396′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of Wilkes-Barre Township Boulevard (Business Pennsylvania Route 309) and East Northampton Street, on the right when traveling north on Wilkes-Barre Township Boulevard. The marker is located between Wilkes-Barre Township Boulevard and the northbound exit ramp for East Northampton Street. 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 fliesSt. Mary's High School (approx. one mile away); The Redington Hotel (approx. 1.1 miles away); Birthplace of the National Federation of the Blind (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jesse Fell (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Conrad's Young Men's Society (approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Nicholas R. C. Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); William Camp Gildersleeve (approx. 1.2 miles away); Min L. Matheson (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
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Also see . . . A history of Wilkes-Barré, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. from its first beginnings to the present time, including chapters of newly-discovered early Wyoming Valley history, together with many biographical sketches and much genealogical material (1909) by Oscar Jewell Harvey and Ernest Gray Smith (Submitted on June 22, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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