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Hazleton in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Joseph's Church

 
 
St. Joseph's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 12, 2011
1. St. Joseph's Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized in 1882 by the Rev. Ignatius Jascovich, pioneer Slovak Catholic priest, St. Joseph's is the oldest Slovak Roman Catholic parish in the Western Hemisphere.
 
Erected 1970 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
 
Location. 40° 57.797′ N, 75° 58.419′ W. Marker is in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on North Laurel Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hazleton PA 18201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honor Roll of St. Joseph’s Parish (a few steps from this marker); Christopher Columbus (approx. ¼ mile away); Civil War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Civil War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); 443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Memorial
St. Joseph's Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 12, 2011
2. St. Joseph's Church and Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); World War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hazleton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 608 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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