St. Clair in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2003 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
Location. 40° 43.121′ N, 76° 11.523′ W. Marker is in St. Clair, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Marker is on Claude Lord Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 67) 0.3 miles north of West Russell Street (Pennsylvania Route 621). The marker is accessible on foot from the dead end of West Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Clair PA 17970, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Schuylkill Canal (approx. 2.1 miles away); Veterans of Port Carbon (approx. 2.1 miles away); Molly Maguire Executions (approx. 2.2 miles away); Schuylkill County (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pottsville Maroons (approx. 2.2 miles away); Firth Dock (1828-1871) (approx. 2.2 miles away); Spanish War Veterans (approx. 2.4 miles away); In Memory of the First Defenders and Nicholas Biddle (approx. 2.4 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. The Samuel Gompers Papers:. In 1887 the Miners' and Mine Laborers' Amalgamated Association raised funds to erect a monument "in memory of his firm devotion to the cause of labor." And over time he would be remembered as the union pioneer whose work paved the way for the United Mine Workers of America. (Submitted on September 15, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. John Siney at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 691 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.