Pottsville in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
Location. 40° 40.948′ N, 76° 11.937′ W. Marker is in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is on Mahantongo Street west of South 6th Street. The marker stands in front of the John O'Hara House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 606 Mahantongo Street, Pottsville PA 17901, 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 flies. Yuengling -America's Oldest Brewery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burd Patterson (about 500 feet away); In Memory of the First Defenders and Nicholas Biddle Spanish War Veterans (about 600 feet away); Pottsville Maroons (approx. 0.3 miles away); Schuylkill County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Molly Maguire Executions (approx. 0.4 miles away); Firth Dock (1828-1871) (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pottsville.
Also see . . .
1. The Atlantic: Revisiting Gibbsville -- a look at the writing and career of John O'Hara. His undisguised longing for acclaim still keeps John O'Hara from being the favorite son of the place he defined. (Submitted on September 5, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. John O'Hara. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on February 18, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
3. MarkerQuest - John O'Hara. Information about the life and works of the author. (Submitted on November 4, 2020, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 687 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 5, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 3. submitted on December 28, 2019, by Frederick Bothwell of Georgetown, Texas. 4. submitted on February 18, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 5. submitted on December 30, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.