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Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Terence V. Powderly

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August 22, 2011
1. Terence V. Powderly Marker
Inscription.  Noted labor leader. Born Jan 22, 1849, in Carbondale. Grand Master Workman of the Knights of Labor, 1879-93. Scranton’s Mayor, 1878-84. Later Federal immigration official. Died in 1924. His home was near here.
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsLabor Unions. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1795.
Location. 41° 25.162′ N, 75° 40.458′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on North Main Avenue just south of Schlager Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scranton PA 18504, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bivouac of the Dead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memorial Stadium (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edward William Ryan, M.D. (approx. 0.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Munsee Indian Village
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(approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Rev. William Bishop (approx. half a mile away); Right Reverend William O'Hara, D.D. (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Terence V. Powderly Marker image. Click for full size.
August 22, 2011
2. Terence V. Powderly Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2011. This page has been viewed 605 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2011. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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