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

St. Joseph's Church

 
 
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By Kevin W., June 12, 2011
1. St. Joseph's Church Marker
Inscription. Organized in 1882 by the Rev. Ignatius Jascovich, pioneer Slovak Catholic priest, St. Joseph's is the oldest Slovak Roman Catholic parish in the Western Hemisphere.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. (Marker Number 1970.)
 
Location. 40° 57.797′ N, 75° 58.419′ W. Marker is in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on North Laurel Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hazleton PA 18201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Honor Roll of St. Joseph’s Parish (a few steps from this marker); Our Lady of Mount Carmel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lattimer Massacre (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Lattimer Massacre (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Lattimer Massacre (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Sugarloaf Massacre (approx. 4.3 miles away); a different marker also named Sugarloaf Massacre (approx. 5 miles away); Saints Peter and Paul Lutheran Church (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hazleton.
 
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St. Joseph's Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 12, 2011
2. St. Joseph's Church and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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