Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 3, 1743.
Location. 41° 24.046′ N, 75° 38.604′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker can be reached from Nay Aug Road, 0.1 miles east of Arthur Street. The marker is on the north side of the pedestrian walkway in Nay Aug Park behind the Everhart Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1901 Mulberry Street, Scranton PA 18510, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War One Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Brooks Model Coal Mine (within shouting distance of this marker); The Everhart Museum (within shouting The Battleship Maine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jerry Tomasetti (about 300 feet away); 200th Anniversary of the U.S. Constitution (about 400 feet away); The Freedom Tree (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
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Also see . . .
1. Gravity Railroad - Wayne County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 22, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. The "Pioneer" - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 729 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 22, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.