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

The Freedom Tree

 
 
The Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
1. The Freedom Tree Marker
Inscription.

With the vision of universal freedom
for all mankind
this tree is dedicated to
Capt. Wesley Ratzel
and all
Prisoners of War
and
Missing in Action
1973

 
Erected 1973.
 
Location. 41° 23.993′ N, 75° 38.65′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on Mulberry Street east of Arthur Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the Everhart Museum grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1901 Mulberry Street, Scranton PA 18510, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 200th Anniversary of the U.S. Constitution (here, next to this marker); Jerry Tomasetti (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battleship Maine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Everhart Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Brooks Model Coal Mine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The “Pioneer” (about 400 feet away); The Harrison Avenue Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .
The Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
2. The Freedom Tree Marker
In right foreground, with the Everhart Museum in background

1. Wesley Ratzel at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (Submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Wesley D. Ratzel Memorial at Find A Grave. (Submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Wesley Dallas Ratzel. (Submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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