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

Robert Patrick Casey

(1932-2000)

 
 
Robert Patrick Casey Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
1. Robert Patrick Casey Marker
Inscription. Pennsylvania public official and lifelong Scranton resident, Casey served as State Senator, 1962-66; First Vice President of Pa. Constitutional Convention, 1967-68; Auditor General, 1969-77; and Governor, 1987-95. As governor he pioneered the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), a national model, and landmark environmental reforms such as the PENNVEST clean water program. He achieved national stature for his ardent pro-life stance.
 
Erected 2012 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 25.976′ N, 75° 38.35′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Avenue and Woodlawn Street, on the right when traveling south on North Washington Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is located in the median of Woodlawn Street at the intersection with North Washington Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Rev. Jacob M. Koehler (approx. ¼ mile away); Colonel George Whitfield Scranton (approx. 0.7 miles away); Reinterred Remains from St. John's Lutheran Cemetery (approx.
Wide view of the Robert Patrick Casey Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
2. Wide view of the Robert Patrick Casey Marker
0.8 miles away); Scranton Preparatory School Seal (approx. 1.3 miles away); Anthracite Mine Disaster (approx. 1.3 miles away); Capoose (approx. 1½ miles away); Munsee Indian Village (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Tripp House (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .
1. National Governors Association: Pennsylvania Governor Robert P. Casey Sr. (Submitted on August 19, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission: Governor Robert P. Casey. (Submitted on August 19, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Robert P. Casey, Sr. - The Pennsylvania Center for the Book. (Submitted on August 19, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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