Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rev. Jacob M. Koehler
Erected 1999 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 25.796′ N, 75° 38.491′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on North Washington Avenue 0 miles north of Electric Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1800 North Washington Avenue, Scranton PA 18509, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Patrick Casey (approx. ¼ mile away); Colonel George Whitfield Scranton (approx. ¾ mile away); Reinterred Remains from St. John's Lutheran Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Scranton Preparatory School Seal (approx. one mile Capoose (approx. 1.3 miles away); Munsee Indian Village (approx. 1.4 miles away); In Remembrance of the Holocaust (approx. 1½ miles away); The Tripp House (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
Regarding Rev. Jacob M. Koehler. The Scranton State School for the Deaf was closed in 2009. The campus was shut down in 2012. The students were transferred to the newly created Scranton State School for the Deaf, located in nearby South Abington Township. The campus was sold to Marywood University and the buildings await remediation and rehabilation.
Also see . . . History | Scranton State School for the Deaf Alumni Webpage. (Submitted on August 18, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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