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

Terence V. Powderly

 
 
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August 22, 2011
1. Terence V. Powderly Marker
Inscription. Noted labor leader. Born Jan 22, 1849, in Carbondale. Grand Master Workman of the Knights of Labor, 1879-93. Scranton’s Mayor, 1878-84. Later Federal immigration official. Died in 1924. His home was near here.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 25.162′ N, 75° 40.458′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on North Main Avenue just south of Schlager Street, on the right when traveling north. 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. The Bivouac of the Dead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Munsee Indian Village (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Rev. William Bishop (approx. half a mile away); Right Reverend William O'Hara, D.D. (approx. half a mile away); The Tripp House (approx. half a mile away); Capoose (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bullard Company #2 (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Categories. Labor UnionsPolitics
 
Terence V. Powderly Marker image. Click for full size.
August 22, 2011
2. Terence V. Powderly Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2011. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2011. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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