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Falls in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

West Falls North Disaster Urban Renewal Area

Project No. PA. R-676 (C)

 
 
West Falls North Disaster Urban Renewal Area Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2017
1. West Falls North Disaster Urban Renewal Area Marker
Inscription.

To aid the citizens of Exeter Township in their recovery from
the June 1972 "Agnes Flood Disaster"

- Executed by -
the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Wyoming
[officers not transcribed]
- In cooperation with -
Wyoming County Board of Supervisors
[officers not transcribed]
- Funded by -
United States Department of Housing & Urban Development
- and -
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. of Community Affairs


 
Erected 1975 by Wyoming County Redevelopment Authority and Board of Supervisors, US HUD, and PA Dept of Community Affairs.
 
Location. 41° 27.61′ N, 75° 51.377′ W. Marker is in Falls, Pennsylvania, in Wyoming County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 92 and Woodside Drive, on the left when traveling north on State Route 92. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Falls PA 18615, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Wyolutimunk (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sullivan's March (approx. 2.4 miles away); Tunkhannock
West Falls North Disaster Urban Renewal Area Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2017
2. West Falls North Disaster Urban Renewal Area Marker
(approx. 7.1 miles away); a different marker also named Sullivan's March (approx. 7.2 miles away); Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779 (approx. 7.2 miles away); Wyoming County (approx. 7.3 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falls.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tropical Storm Agnes in the Susquehanna Basin. (Submitted on January 18, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Hurricane Agnes Photo Gallery. (Submitted on January 18, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Susquehanna River, PA Hurricane Agnes Flood of 1972. (Submitted on January 18, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Disasters
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 106 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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