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Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Early Settlers and War Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 31, 2019
1. Early Settlers and War Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  

This monument erected
by the City of Wilkes-Barre
and
dedicated to the memory of its
early settlers and war veterans
whose grave sites remain unmarked
as a result of deterioration
and the passage of time.

Walter W. Lisman, Mayor


 
Erected 1979 by City of Wilkes-Barre.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 15.375′ N, 75° 52.21′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Memorial is on North River Street. The marker is located in Wilkes-Barre Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkes Barre PA 18702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Connecticut Settlement (a few steps from this marker); Rev. Jacob Johnson, A.M. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Memorial (about 600 feet away); First Permanent Settlement in the Wyoming Valley (approx. ¼ mile away); Rev. Joseph Murgas (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Early Settlers and War Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 14, 2015
2. Early Settlers and War Veterans Memorial Marker
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World War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Luzerne County (approx. half a mile away); Center of Law, Politics and Power (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Early Settlers and War Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 14, 2015
3. Early Settlers and War Veterans Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 31, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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