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

Throop

Incorporated April 16, 1894

 
 
Throop Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2018
1. Throop Marker
Inscription.

Named in honor of
Dr. Benjamin Throop

[List of Burgesses]
John Sykes 1894
Charles F. Beatty 1894 1896
Patrick Corr 1897 1899
John L. Evans 1900 1902
William Sonn 1903 1905
George Richardson 1906 1908
Oliver Simpson 1909 1913
James J. McNulty 1914 1925
Fred C. Fabretti 1926 1927
Peter Sioch 1928 1929
Fred C. Fabretti 1930 1933
Dr. Paul E. Kubasko 1934 1937
John S. Genitsky 1938 1945
Stephen Dembrosky 1946 1949
Joseph Pisarcik 1950 1953
Frank T. Eshmont 1954 1957
Michael Menichiello 1958


 
Erected 1959 by T[h]roop Lions Club.
 
Location. 41° 26.759′ N, 75° 37.228′ W. Marker is in Throop, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Sanderson Street and Charles Street, on the left when traveling west on Sanderson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 436 Sanderson Street, Scranton PA 18512, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anthracite Mine Disaster (here, next to this marker); War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Blessed Sacrament Parish
Throop Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2018
2. Throop Marker
In outside brick wall of bell monument to left of War Memorial
(approx. half a mile away); World Wars Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Our Lady of Victory Shrine (approx. half a mile away); War Memorial Honor Roll (approx. 0.6 miles away); Reinterred Remains from St. John's Lutheran Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Colonel George Whitfield Scranton (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Throop.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Throop Borough. (Submitted on April 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Dr Benjamin Henry Throop at Find A Grave. (Submitted on April 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Throop Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 30, 2018
3. Throop Marker
To left of War Memorial, on the Throop Borough Hall grounds.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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