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

Ellen Webster Palmer

The Friend of the Working Boy

 
 
Ellen Webster Palmer Monument Base (front) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 20, 2017
1. Ellen Webster Palmer Monument Base (front)
Inscription.

"Life is a tool to work with,
not a toy to play with."

 
Location. 41° 15.051′ N, 75° 52.798′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on River Street north of Union Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Monument is on the Luzerne County Courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 North River Street, Wilkes Barre PA 18711, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Korean War Memorial (here, next to this marker); 109th Field Artillery Battalion (here, next to this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Wilkes-Barre (a few steps from this marker); Wyoming Division Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Center of Law, Politics and Power (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Ellen Webster Palmer (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Regarding Ellen Webster Palmer. The statue that was mounted on the monument base was removed for repair in 2007 following vandalism and has yet to be returned ten years later.
 
Also see . . .
Ellen Webster Palmer Monument Base (back) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 20, 2017
2. Ellen Webster Palmer Monument Base (back)

1. Ellen Webster Palmer and the Breaker Boys. (Submitted on November 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Hefty price tag holds up historic statue repair (Halpin, 2014). (Submitted on November 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Ellen Webster Palmer Monument Base image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 20, 2017
3. Ellen Webster Palmer Monument Base
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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