“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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. Touch for directions.
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); The Electric City (approx. 0.6 miles away); Miners and Laborers Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
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August 22, 2011
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2011. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2011. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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