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

Rev. William Bishop

 
 
Rev. William Bishop Marker image. Click for full size.
August 22, 2011
1. Rev. William Bishop Marker
Inscription. Baptist clergyman and first ordained minister in Scranton, built a combined log church and house near here in 1795. There he preached and held services. He was born in England, 1749, and died in Scott Township in 1816.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 24.807′ N, 75° 40.767′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Avenue and Price Street, on the left when traveling north on North Main Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scranton PA 18504, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Rahway Valley #15 (approx. half a mile away); Reading #2124 (approx. half a mile away); Terence V. Powderly (approx. half a mile away); Grand Trunk Western #6039 (approx. half a mile away); Bullard Company #2 (approx. half a mile away); Union Pacific #4012 (approx. half a mile away); Canadian National Railways #47 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
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Rev. William Bishop Marker image. Click for full size.
August 22, 2011
2. Rev. William Bishop Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2011. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2011. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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