Near Nanticoke in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 11.132′ N, 75° 58.839′ W. Marker is near Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street (State Road 2010) and Phillip Street, on the right when traveling east on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nanticoke PA 18634, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pete Gray Wyshner (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Avondale Mine Disaster (approx. 2.8 miles away); Abijah Smith & Company (approx. 3.6 miles away); Shawnee Fort (approx. 3.6 miles away); Sephaniah Reese (1866-1944) Arthur Horace James (1883-1973) (approx. 4.4 miles away); Amedeo Obici (1877-1947) (approx. 5.4 miles away); William Camp Gildersleeve (approx. 6.1 miles away).
Also see . . . The haunting remains of Concrete City | Times News Online. Concrete City, just outside of Nanticoke, was the first phase of a new age in mining villages when the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad built this development of 20 buildings in 1911. It was a time when the companies were experimenting with giving their best workers better living conditions. (Submitted on September 16, 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 September 15, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.