Pottsville in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1999 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
Location. 40° 41.222′ N, 76° 11.806′ W. Marker is in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is on North Centre Street south of West Laurel Boulevard. The marker stands in front of the Schuylkill County Historical Society. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 North Centre 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 fliesSchuylkill County (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Molly Maguire Executions (about 800 feet away); Spanish War Veterans (approx. ¼ mile away); In Memory of the First Defenders and Nicholas Biddle (approx. ¼ mile away); Yuengling -America's Oldest Brewery (approx. 0.3 miles away); John O'Hara (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burd Patterson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Firth Dock (1828-1871) (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pottsville.
Also see . . .
1. Breaking: Statistical Evidence backs up 1925 Pottsville Maroons Title Claim - ESPN The Magazine. Ever since Mag Senior Writer Dave Fleming's book Breaker Boys hit the shelves, the good people of Pottsville, PA have been engaged in a full-out battle to regain the 1925 NFL title they say is rightfully theirs. (Submitted on September 9, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. MarkerQuest - Pottsville Maroons. Further information about the Pottsville Maroons and the 1925 championship controversy. (Submitted on January 29, 2020, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.)
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