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: Flinton PA 16640, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jenkins' Fort (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Jenkins Fort (approx. half a mile away); Pittston Fort (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Pittston Fort (approx. 0.6 miles away); Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins Knox Mine Disaster (approx. one mile away); Battle of Wyoming (approx. 1.4 miles away); Twin Shaft Disaster (approx. 1˝ miles 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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,797 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.