Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
William Camp Gildersleeve
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 14.439′ N, 75° 53.404′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on East Ross Street 0.1 miles west of South Pennsylvania Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is located on the front lawn of the Wilkes Barre City Fire Head Quarters. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 - 22 East Ross Street, Wilkes Barre PA 18701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fred Morgan Kirby (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Catlin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Durkee (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lyman H. Howe (approx. 0.3 miles away); Franz Kline (1910 - 1962) The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Wyoming (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jesse Fell (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
Also see . . . Pennsylvania Heritage: "In Immortal Splendor" Wilkes-Barre Fugitive Slave Case of 1853. (Submitted on August 13, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR •
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