Avondale Mine Disaster Victims
May the men and boys of the Avondale Mine disaster always be remembered, for in mining their black bounty near the depths of infernal darkness, their souls were uplifted to the heights of eternal light.
Dedicated September 9, 2009
September 1869 Avondale Mine disaster victims
buried within Washburn Street Cemetery.
James Powell • William Harding • William L Williams • William N Williams • Edward Owen
William D Jones • Morgan Watkins • Richard Woolley • William J Evans • Edward Edwards
William Porfit • John Jenkins • John D Evans • William J Davies • James T Williams • John J
Thomas Hatton • William Hatton • Thomas D Jones • Daniel D Jones
David Thomas • Thomas L Jones • Thomas Hughes • John Hughes
William Lewis • Samuel R Morgan • Evan Rees • Henry Morris
James Phillips • David J Rees • David Rees • William Rees
William T Morgan • Lewis Davies • Rees Lumley • Joseph Morris
John E Thomas • Thomas Llewellyn • Rees Llewellen
John Harris • Richard Owen • William R Rees • William Evans
Methuselah Evans • William Evans • Lewis Evans
William R Evans • William Bowen • Rowland Jones
Evan Hughes • John Bowen • Thomas Phillips • William Phillips
[The Roll of Honored Dead was unveiled on September 7, 2019]
Location. 41° 24.871′ N, 75° 41.527′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Markers are in Washburn Street Cemetery, off Washburn Street about 0.6 miles west of Main Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scranton PA 18504, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Avondale Mine Disaster (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet Rev. William Bishop (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Bivouac of the Dead (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Terence V. Powderly (approx. one mile away); Right Reverend William O'Hara, D.D. (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
Also see . . .
1. Avondale Mine Disaster Site, Plymouth, PA 2005 Tour. (Submitted on September 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 150th Anniversary of the Avondale Mine Disaster (WNEP, 2019). (Submitted on September 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Remembering the Avondale Mine Disaster: 150 Years Later (WNEP, 2019). (Submitted on September 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.