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

Grand Army of the Republic Memorial

 
 
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 15, 2018
1. Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to our comrades who fought, bled,
suffered and died on land and sea,
on battle fields and in prison pens,
for their country's honor.

1861 - 1865

Lieut. Ezra S. Griffin Post 139, Dept. of Penn., G.A.R.

Lieut. Ezra S. Griffin Camp No. 8, Sons of Veterans, U.S.A.

Lieut. Ezra S. Griffin Wom[a]n's Relief Corps No. 50, Dept. of Penn.


 
Erected by Lieut. Ezra S. Griffin Post 139, G.A.R. and Associates.
 
Location. 41° 24.644′ N, 75° 39.882′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Linden Street and Penn Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Linden Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Penn Avenue, Scranton PA 18503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Debra Records (within shouting distance of this marker); 2 LT Carol Ann Drazba, RN (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mellon Bank Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Rite Aid Corporation Drugstore (approx. 0.2 miles away); Scranton - The Electric City
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 15, 2018
2. Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Building and Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Medal of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Medal of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .  Lieutenant Ezra S. Griffin. (Submitted on April 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Building Penn Avenue Entrance Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 15, 2018
3. Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Building Penn Avenue Entrance Detail
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Building Penn Avenue Entrance Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 15, 2018
4. Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Building Penn Avenue Entrance Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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