Olyphant in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Loretto Perfectus Walsh
Erected 1995 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 28.19′ N, 75° 36.301′ W. Marker is in Olyphant, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lackawanna Avenue (State Highway 347) and Willow Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Lackawanna Avenue. Touch for map. The marker located in front of the Olyphant American Legion, Raymond Henry Post 327 facing West Lackawanna Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Willow Avenue, Olyphant PA 18447, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John J. Morelli (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Olyphant Heritage Development Strategy (about 800 feet away); Queen City Station (about 800 feet away); Anthracite Mine Disaster (approx. 1.8 miles away); Robert Patrick Casey Rev. Jacob M. Koehler (approx. 3.3 miles away); Lackawanna River Foot-Bridge (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pennsylvania Gravity (approx. 3.9 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olyphant.
Also see . . .
1. The Navy’s First Enlisted Women, 19 March 1917 | Naval History Blog. (Submitted on August 21, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Sailors Honor Life and Legacy of First Female CPO. (Submitted on August 21, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Marker damaged in car crash. (Submitted on June 10, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
1. Spelling of first name.
Apparently the marker contains a misspelling of her first name. Instead of 'Loretto', her name actually is 'Loretta'.
— Submitted June 10, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.