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

Right Reverend William O'Hara, D.D.

In Memory Of

 
 
Right Reverend William O'Hara, D.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 12, 2016
1. Right Reverend William O'Hara, D.D. Marker
Inscription.  

First Bishop of Scranton.
Born in Ireland April 14, 1816.
Ordained Priest in Rome Dec. 21, 1842.
Consecrated Bishop in Philadelphia
July 12, 1868.
Died in Scranton, Feb. 3, 1899.
His body awaits the Resurrection in
the crypt of the cathedral.
Requiescat in Pace.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionEducation.
 
Location. 41° 25.546′ N, 75° 40.736′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Monument is in Cathedral Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1708 Oram Street, Scranton PA 18504, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Owen Kilcullen (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward William Ryan, M.D. (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bivouac of the Dead (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Tripp House (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Tripp House (approx. half a mile away); Terence V. Powderly
Right Reverend William O'Hara Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 12, 2016
2. Right Reverend William O'Hara Monument
(approx. half a mile away); Miners and Laborers Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Capoose (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .  William O'Hara at Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 25, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Right Reverend William O'Hara Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 12, 2016
3. Right Reverend William O'Hara Monument
Looking northeast
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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