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

Robert Patrick Casey

(1932-2000)

 
 
Robert Patrick Casey Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
1. Robert Patrick Casey Marker
Inscription.  Pennsylvania public official and lifelong Scranton resident, Casey served as State Senator, 1962-66; First Vice President of Pa. Constitutional Convention, 1967-68; Auditor General, 1969-77; and Governor, 1987-95. As governor he pioneered the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), a national model, and landmark environmental reforms such as the PENNVEST clean water program. He achieved national stature for his ardent pro-life stance.
 
Erected 2012 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEnvironmentScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 41° 25.976′ N, 75° 38.35′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Avenue and Woodlawn Street, on the right when traveling south on North Washington Avenue. The marker is located in the median
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of Woodlawn Street at the intersection with North Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scranton PA 18509, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Motherhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marywood University Timeline (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Casimir (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rev. Jacob M. Koehler (approx. ¼ mile away); Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jack Henzes (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jim Crowley (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .  National Governors Association: Pennsylvania Governor Robert P. Casey Sr. (Submitted on August 19, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Wide view of the Robert Patrick Casey Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
2. Wide view of the Robert Patrick Casey Marker
Robert Patrick Casey image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Casey, 1986
3. Robert Patrick Casey
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3. submitted on January 23, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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