Pittston in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Workers in Greater Pittston's Garment Industry
Erected 2006 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 19.254′ N, 75° 47.492′ W. Marker is in Pittston, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Kennedy Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittston PA 18640, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jenkins' Fort (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Jenkins Fort (approx. half a mile away); World War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pittston Fort (approx. 0.6 miles Pittston Fort (approx. 0.6 miles away); Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins (approx. 0.9 miles away); Knox Mine Disaster (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittston.
Also see . . . The International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Wikipedia article detailing the history of the union. (Submitted on August 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,823 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.