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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Luzerne County, PA (215) Carbon County, PA (73) Columbia County, PA (64) Lackawanna County, PA (289) Monroe County, PA (80) Schuylkill County, PA (54) Sullivan County, PA (37) Wyoming County, PA (27)  LuzerneCounty(215) Luzerne County (215)  CarbonCounty(73) Carbon County (73)  ColumbiaCounty(64) Columbia County (64)  LackawannaCounty(289) Lackawanna County (289)  MonroeCounty(80) Monroe County (80)  SchuylkillCounty(54) Schuylkill County (54)  SullivanCounty(37) Sullivan County (37)  WyomingCounty(27) Wyoming County (27)
Adjacent to Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
    Carbon County (73)
    Columbia County (64)
    Lackawanna County (289)
    Monroe County (80)
    Schuylkill County (54)
    Sullivan County (37)
    Wyoming County (27)
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1Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Avoca — Former Site of St. Mary's Convent — 1922 - 2013
. . . Map (db m151263) HM
2Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Avoca — Memorial to Honor SS Peter and Paul Parish
In 1906, a group of Polish families in Avoca founded the SS Peter and Paul Society committed with the task of establishing a Polish ethnic parish in Avoca. In 1909, a Polish church was erected at the corner of Main and Vine Streets. A larger . . . Map (db m151264) HM
3Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Avoca — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all the men and women of Avoca who served their country ★ ★ ★ Lest We Forget [VFW and American Legion Emblems] Dedicated Nov. 7, 1987Map (db m150010) WM
4Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Dallas — College Misericordia
The Sisters of Mercy established Luzerne County's first four-year institution of higher learning on nearly 100 acres of land on this site, purchased on behalf of the Sisters in 1914. On August 14, 1924, 2,500 people witnessed the dedication of . . . Map (db m108343) HM
5Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Dupont — Holy Mother of Sorrows P.N.C.C. War Memorial
The names of the heroic men and women of the Holy Mother of Sorrows Congregation P.N.C. Church Dupont, Pa. who served in the Armed Forces of our country during World War II are indelibly inscribed in our hearts «««« • . . . Map (db m151572) WM
6Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Dupont — Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Centennial
This stone symbolizes the foundation on which this church was built. Polish immigrants unselfishly dedicated their time and labor to establish this parish in 1902. To this day, their vision is sustained by their descendants and by . . . Map (db m151571) HM
7Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Dupont — War and Veterans Memorial
Let us hold in honored memory those men and women of Dupont who served our country in all wars ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Let none forget they gave their all and faltered not when came the call . . . Map (db m124157) WM
8Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Duryea — Holy Rosary Parish Veterans Memorial
. . . Map (db m150013) WM
9Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Duryea — St. Mary's PNCC Organizers and Veterans Memorial — Prawda • Praca • Walka [Truth • Work • Struggle]
Dedicated to the organizers of St. Mary's Church and to those who served in the Armed Forces of their countryMap (db m150008) HM WM
10Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Duryea — War Memorial — To Those Who Gave Their Lives May They Rest In Eternal Peace
Dedicated to the men and women of Duryea who served their country in all wars May 30, 1953 —————————————— Remembering all who died for . . . Map (db m150007) WM
11Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Eckley — Eckley Veterans Memorial
In memory to the men and women who served our country.Map (db m163546) WM
12Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Eckley — Land Use
The first American inhabitants migrated into this area as the last glaciers receded 12,000 to 18,000 years ago. By the mid-18th century, Europeans arrived and initially settled near Wilkes-Barre, PA. These later settlers were mainly farmers from . . . Map (db m163543) HM
13Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Eckley — Land Use Consequences
Forests Industrial timbering cleared large swaths of stable old-growth woodland. This type of forest-clearing significantly changed the character of the land by removing key components of a stable ecosystem. These new ecosystems . . . Map (db m163544) HM
14Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Eckley — The Slate Picker's — 1854
These are the smallest and oldest of the miners homes at Eckley. With only a living room and kitchen/dining area on the first floor, and a sleeping loft above, the poorest families lived here. Men who lived here with their families were . . . Map (db m163547) HM
15Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Eckley — Veterans Memorial Tree
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants Thomas Jefferson Dedicated to All United States Armed Forges Eckley Miners' Village July 2011Map (db m163542) WM
16Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Exeter — Battle of Wyoming — July 3, 1778
The British battle line was formed almost parallel with and a little north of this street by Major John Butler, the commander, and Sayenqueraghta, chief of the Senecas. After advancing in formation for a mile to about 100 yards south of the British . . . Map (db m56393) HM
17Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Exeter — Captain Ann Bernatitus — In Memory of Exeter Native
The first recipient of the Legion of Merit Medal for her service in the Navy during WWIIMap (db m124146) HM WM
18Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Exeter — John F. Kennedy — In Memory Of — Thirty-Fifth President of the United States —
May 29, 1917 • Nov. 22, 1963 "In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility; I welcome it." J.F.K. "The • . . . Map (db m169980) HM
19Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Exeter — War Memorial
Let us hold in honored memory those men and women from Exeter, Pa. who gave the supreme sacrifice for their country in all wars In memory of those who gave their lives in all wars Dominick Carabino • Michael Esposito • Joseph . . . Map (db m124152) WM
20Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Exeter — War Memorial
In grateful recognition of valor dedicated to the honor and memory of our men and women of Exeter Boro. who served our country in all warsMap (db m168836) WM
21Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Forty Fort — Denison House
Built in 1790, home of Col. Nathan Denison, Revolutionary Officer and Luzerne County Judge.Map (db m18893) HM
22Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Forty Fort — Forty Fort
Named for the forty Connecticut settlers of 1769. Begun in 1770. The Wyoming Massacre followed its surrender to Maj. Butler's force of British, Tories, and Indians, July 4, 1779.Map (db m18850) HM
23Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Forty Fort — Forty Fort Cemetery Lost Graves Memorial
On the afternoon of Friday June 23, 1972 the Susquehanna River swollen by flood waters of unprecedented height broke through the dike at a point 120 yards south of this site. The swirling water gouged a four acre chasm out of the . . . Map (db m105296) HM
24Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Forty Fort — Forty Fort Meeting House
This church was erected in the year 1804 It was restored in 1922 by the Luzerne County Committee of the Pennsylvania Society of Colonial Dames of America . . . Map (db m105278) HM
25Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Forty Fort — Forty-Fort
Built on this site 1770. Named from the first forty pioneers, enlarged 1777, protected the inhabitants when the British and Indians invaded the settlement June 1778. From it July third 1778, the militia under Col. Zebulon Butler marched to the . . . Map (db m159380) HM
26Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Forty Fort — James Bird
Son of John and Rebecca Montanye Bird Born Dec. 20, 1785 Served with great distinction in the Battle of Lake Erie. For leaving his command later to join army at New Orleans, was condemned, shot and buried at Erie, Nov. 10, 1814, but his . . . Map (db m105310) HM
27Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Forty Fort — The Fort in Forty Fort
"Barracks or huts were built along the walls within the fort for the shelter of the occupants: the roofs of these buildings served as a platform from which the garrison could defend the works; and the space in the center surrounded by the . . . Map (db m159383) HM
28Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Forty Fort — Trailing Along — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"And when I had asked the name of the river from the brakeman, and heard that it was called Susquehanna, the beauty of the name seemed to be part and parcel of the beauty of the land." Robert Louis Stevenson, Across the Plains, . . . Map (db m159391) HM
29Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Forty Fort — War Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of Forty Fort, who served their country in all wars. [Dedicated] May 30, 1984Map (db m105276) WM
30Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Forty Fort — Welcome to the First Residents' Path — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"Wyoming is still not only a fruitful subject for the poet and the historian — affording an ample field of matter whereon to expatiate [to write at length] — but it is also a beautiful and splendid territory for the painter and the . . . Map (db m159392) HM
31Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Forty Fort — What on Earth is a Levee? — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of it." Matthew 7:27 Some know them as levees and others call them dikes, but the large embankments along the . . . Map (db m159389) HM
32Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Forty Fort — Wyoming Seminary Presidents' Lost Graves Memorial
This monument erected by Wyoming Seminary in memory of four presidents of the school whose grave sites were lost in the flood of June 23, 1972 Rev. Reuben Nelson President 1844 - 1862 1863 - 1872 Rev. Young C. Smith President . . . Map (db m105302) HM
33Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Freeland — Saints Peter and Paul Lutheran Church
The first Slovak Evangelical Lutheran congregation in the Western Hemisphere was organized mainly by Michael Zemany, pioneer Slovak Lutheran. The first service was conducted on February 22, 1883. Present church building, remodeled later, was erected . . . Map (db m44189) HM
34Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hanover Township — Mount Joe Palooka
Dedicated to Joe Palooka Champion of Democracy Created in Wilkes-Barre by Ham Fisher Ham Fisher (1900-1955), Wilkes-Barre, created comic strip here Joe Palooka, a world heavyweight boxing champion. A . . . Map (db m134836) HM
35Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Harvey's Lake — Harvey's Lake
One of Pennsylvania’s major recreational lakes. Benjamin Harvey encountered it in 1781. By the early 1900s it was a famous resort, reached by train and trolley. Its largest hotel, the Oneonta, was built in 1898 and burned in 1919. An amusement park . . . Map (db m46283) HM
36Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — 443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Memorial
World War II 1942 - 1945 9 Campaigns • 3 Invasions 1942 — 1945 North Africa Sicily • Italy France • Germany Austria Korean War 1950 - 1953 ——————————— . . . Map (db m118959) HM WM
37Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — Alvan Markle and Highacres
Alvan Markle (1861-1931) and his wife, Mary D. Markle (1868-1945) bought their "Conyngham Pass Property" from the Lehigh Coal & Land Company in 1915. They commissioned a noted architect, John Russell Pope, to design their thirty-two room home . . . Map (db m157494) HM
38Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — Christopher Columbus
Daring and fearless Genoese Navigator who with unwavering faith in God discovered a New World for Free Men October 12, 1492Map (db m119005) HM
39Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — Civil War Memorial
A tribute to the Heroes who saved the nation in the War for the Union 1861 — 1865 A memorial unto all generations. Erected by the People of Hazleton and Vicinity Sept. 25, A. D. 1885, and of Independence, 110. Under . . . Map (db m118994) WM
40Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — Civil War Memorial
In memory of "Our Fathers" who served from 1861 — 65 by the Pennsylvania Department Daughters of Union Veterans Dedicated June 17, 1940 ————————— We Live in . . . Map (db m119003) WM
41Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — Honor Roll of St. Joseph’s Parish — 1917 — 1918 —
Honor Roll of St. Joseph’s Parish Rev. Leo Kroner, Pastor ——————— Killed in Action *Salvick, John J.      *Saferanko, Andrew ——————— Kashak, J.J. . . . Map (db m44128) HM
42Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — Lattimer Massacre
Near here at Harwood, on Sept. 10, 1897, immigrant coal miners on strike began a march for higher wages and equal rights. Unarmed, they were fired upon at Lattimer by sheriff's deputies. Nineteen marchers--Polish, Slovak, and Lithuanian--were . . . Map (db m32151) HM
43Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — Operation Desert Storm Memorial
This memorial, presented by the members of Bacchus, has been erected in dedication to those courageous men and women who served their country in Operation Desert Storm, and to those who did not come back, for they gave their lives in bravery . . . Map (db m157491) WM
44Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Hazleton Pennsylvania First and only Tyrolean Roman Catholic congregation established in the United States. Founded October 7, 1905 by Rev. Lewis Luchi.Map (db m87511) HM
45Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — St. Joseph's Church
Organized in 1882 by the Rev. Ignatius Jascovich, pioneer Slovak Catholic priest, St. Joseph's is the oldest Slovak Roman Catholic parish in the Western Hemisphere.Map (db m44131) HM
46Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — War Memorial
In honor of the Men and Women who served in the Armed Forces W W I 1917 • 1918 W W II 1941 • 1945 Korea 1950 • 1955 Vietnam 1964 • 1975 This memorial gifted to the City of Hazleton and Veterans of All Wars by Mayor . . . Map (db m118953) WM
47Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — War Memorial
In Memoriam To All War DeadMap (db m118955) WM
48Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — War Memorial
Mountain City Lions Club Centennial Tree Honoring Veterans of All Wars ———————————— Another Mountain City Lions ProjectMap (db m118990) WM
49Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hazleton — World War Memorial
In memory of the Men and Women of the Greater Hazleton Area who served in the Armed Forces of this nation during the World War of 1917-1918Map (db m118961) WM
50Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Hudson — War Memorial
Lest We Forget [Armed Services Emblems]Map (db m155845) WM
51Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial
(front) This battery of four three inch guns is placed here in loving memory of the thirty-three men of the 109th Field Artillery BN, mustered into federal service 5 September 1950, killed in the wreck of . . . Map (db m117045) WM
52Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — A Formal Promenade Across the River — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"The bridges have symbolized man's battle for commerce, growing and enlarging, always moving forward." Constance Reynolds, "The Market Street Bridges at Wilkes-Barre, PA," lecture before the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society, 26 . . . Map (db m117155) HM
53Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Agnes Flood High Water Mark — June 24, 1972
[title is text]Map (db m105268) HM
54Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Anning Owen — 1751 - 1814 — "The Apostle of Methodism in Wyoming Valley" —
A soldier in the Battle of Wyoming, July 3, 1778. Converted on the same date at the mouth of Abraham's Creek, Forty Fort, while evading the enemy. While a fugitive he came under Methodist influence and returning to Wyoming Valley, continued his . . . Map (db m154473) HM
55Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Bridging Two Cities — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"It will save to the citizens tens of thousands of dollars that have heretofore been annually lost through interruption of communications by high water, and by removing provocation to profanity will make it much easier for sundry people to . . . Map (db m117138) HM
56Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Henry M. Hoyt
Was born on this site in 1830. Governor of Pennsylvania, 1879-83; first to serve four years under the State Constitution of 1873. Advocated correctional institutions for care of youthful offenders. Died in 1892.Map (db m68777) HM
57Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Trailing Along — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"And when I had asked the name of the river from the brakeman, and heard that it was called Susquehanna, the beauty of the name seemed to be part and parcel of the beauty of the land." Robert Louis Stevenson, Across the Plains, . . . Map (db m117137) HM
58Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Trailing Along — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"And when I had asked the name of the river from the brakeman, and heard that it was called Susquehanna, the beauty of the name seemed to be part and parcel of the beauty of the land." Robert Louis Stevenson, Across the Plains, . . . Map (db m117162) HM
59Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Trailing Along — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"And when I had asked the name of the river from the brakeman, and heard that it was called Susquehanna, the beauty of the name seemed to be part and parcel of the beauty of the land." Robert Louis Stevenson, Across the Plains, . . . Map (db m154475) HM
60Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — War Memorial
"This book of history stands as a symbol dedicated to the men and women of Kingston, Pennsylvania, who so honorably served our country to keep our nation free." Veterans of World War I World War II Korea Vietnam Persian Gulf . . . Map (db m105271) WM
61Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — War Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women who served in all wars [Dedicated] Oct. 8, 1989Map (db m105274) WM
62Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — War Memorial — Kingston, Pennsylvania
In memory of those who gave their lives in the service of their country in World War II. Lt. Joseph G. Azat 0-820195 Mar. 27, 1927—Oct. 5, 1944 14th and 10th Air Force 312th Wing 33rd Ftr. Grp. 58th Ftr. Sqd. In recognition . . . Map (db m117141) WM
63Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Welcome to the Anthracite Heritage Walk
"[Fourty] years I worked with pick and drill Down in the mines against my will, The Coal King's slave, but now it's passed; Thanks be to God I am free at last." A miner's tombstone, in George Korson's Minstrels of the Mine . . . Map (db m154565) HM
64Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — What on Earth is a Levee? — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of it." Matthew 7:27 Some know them as levees and others call them dikes, but the large embankments along the . . . Map (db m117139) HM
65Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — What on Earth is a Levee? — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of it." Matthew 7:27 Some know them as levees and others call them dikes, but the large embankments along the . . . Map (db m117161) HM
66Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — What on Earth is a Levee? — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of it." Matthew 7:27 Some know them as levees and others call them dikes, but the large embankments along the . . . Map (db m154564) HM
67Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Koonsville — Warriors Path
This Indian path intersects here. It led from the Great Island (Lock Haven) past the Indian town of Muncy, and then it followed the gap between these mountains to join the Great Warriors Path at Shickshinny. This path was used by Count Zinzendorf in . . . Map (db m90614) HM
68Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Laflin — Veterans Memorial
"This memorial is dedicated to all who served for the glory of God and Country from Laflin Borough"Map (db m123820) WM
69Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Laflin — War Memorial
This plaque honors the veterans who risked their lives in the line of battle. Their patriotism will never be forgotten. Dedicated by Sean Thomas, Troop 43Map (db m123821) WM
70Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Lattimer — Lattimer Massacre
Here on September 10, 1897, nearly 400 immigrant coal miners on strike were met and fired upon by sheriff's deputies. Unarmed, they were marching from Harwood to Lattimer in support of higher wages and more equitable working conditions. Nineteen of . . . Map (db m44043) HM
71Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Lattimer — Lattimer Massacre — September 10, 1897
"It was not a battle because they were not aggressive, nor were they on the defensive because they had no weapons of any kind and were simply shot down like so many worthless objects; each of the licensed life takers trying to outdo the others in . . . Map (db m44136) HM
72Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Luzerne — Attilio "Rocky" Castellani — May 26, 1926 — August 31, 2008 — Marine - Pro Boxer - Legend —
Rocky Castellani, a native coal miner's son, raised at 816 North St. Luzerne, Pa, served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, where he fought in the pivotal battle of Iwo Jima. He was a highly decorated military boxer and . . . Map (db m151745) HM
73Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Luzerne — Camp Luzerne — 143rd PA Volunteer Infantry — 1862 • 1865 —
From August to November, 1862, Camp Luzerne was located near Kelly Street on the lands of the Hughes, Bennett and Peck families, one-half mile north of this site. There, at the only Camp of Rendevous in Luzerne County, the 143rd . . . Map (db m151655) HM
74Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Luzerne — War Memorial
Erected and dedicated in memory of all who have served and to those who gave their lives in the service of God and Country in all of our conflictsMap (db m151669) WM
75Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Luzerne — World War Memorial — 1914 • 1918
Erected 1921 by the Citizens of Luzerne in honor of the World War Veterans [Roll of Honored Dead] Leo Cullen • Frank Deguzis • Charles Kmicic William Mozes • Peter Racazulis • Edwin Raub • Paul Savitsky [Honor Roll of . . . Map (db m151779) WM
76Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Mocanaqua — Mocanaqua
Founded as a coal-company town around 1882 by the West End Coal Company. Named for Frances Slocum, a girl from Wilkes-Barre, who was kidnapped by Indians after the Battle of Wyoming in 1778.Map (db m116501) HM
77Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Mocanaqua — War Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to our valiant comrades who died on the field of battle and to all who served the flag of the United States of America in all its wars. Rest comrades! Rest and sleep, the thoughts of men should be . . . Map (db m116502) HM
78Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Mountain Top — Lehigh Path
Until about 1800, a Native American footpath passed through here. It was one of several linking Indian villages in the Delaware and Susquehanna River drainage systems. This path originated at the Forks of the Delaware River (near Easton) and . . . Map (db m44060) HM
79Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — Coal Miners Memorial Monument
A special tribute to the anthracite coal miners, to whom our nation and its people owe a debt of gratitude for their courage, strength, and bravery, which have enriched the lives of everyone. This memorial is an eternal testament of our gratitude . . . Map (db m105138) HM
80Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — Concrete City
Notable for early use of International Style architectural concepts in creating “model” industrial housing. Located Ό - mile north of here. The homes, built by the D L & W Railroad's Coal Division for forty Truesdale Colliery employees, . . . Map (db m68698) HM
81Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — Nanticoke
Named for Nanticoke Indians from Maryland, who settled here about 1750. Adopted in 1753 by the Six Nations, they settled at Chenango, near Birmhampton, N,.Y., to guard the "Southern Door" of the Confederacy.Map (db m105124) HM
82Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — Pete Gray Wyshner — (1915-2002)
The only one-armed man to play major league baseball. Born and resided in Nanticoke’s Hanover section. As a child, he lost his right arm in an accident. Named Most Valuable Player of the Southern Assn. while playing for the Memphis Chicks in 1944. . . . Map (db m68720) HM
83Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — Veterans Memorial
. . . Map (db m105136) WM
84Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — Vietnam War Memorial
In Honor of All Who Served Dedicated to Stanley B. Hojnowski • Leonard Skoniecki Jr. Walter M. Novak • Thomas Zaremba who gave their lives defending freedom [Dedicated] Nov. 1989Map (db m105125) WM
85Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — War Memorial
In Memoriam World War I World War II Louis J. Bieda • Benjamin Blaskowski Leonard Blaskowski • Michael K. Buczkowski Leonard S. Chesko • John A. Gerasymowicz Leon Gonshor • Roman Kroszkiewicz Alfred Labenski M.D. • Narcis . . . Map (db m105108) WM
86Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — War Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of The Community of Nanticoke who devotedly served their country in American warsMap (db m105134) WM
87Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nescopeck — Nescopeck
From the mouth of Nescopeck Creek an Indian path went east over the mountains by the way of present day Hazelton to the Lehigh near Mauch Chunk; then to "the Forks of the Delaware" at Easton.Map (db m89699) HM
88Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nescopeck — Peter F. Rothermel
The noted painter was born in Nescopeck on July 8, 1812. His huge masterpiece, "Battle of Gettysburg," ordered by the State Legislature, is on display at the William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg.Map (db m89700) HM
89Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Christopher Columbus
The officers, members and friends of the Columbus League of Luzerne County, with appropriate ceremonies on October 12, 1969, dedicated this statue to all the Italian immigrants who ever lived and worked in the Greater Pittston community and who . . . Map (db m151742) HM
90Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins
In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1938 that, in cases between citizens of different states, federal courts must apply state common law, not federal "general common law." Under Pennsylvania common law, Harry Tompkins of . . . Map (db m45901) HM
91Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Inspiration Mural — Artist: Michael Pilato & Yuri Karabash — YEAR: 2015
[Key of Notable Pittstonians and Others] 1 Marcino, Angelo • 2 Watson, William-Pidge • 3 Swingle, W. Francis 4 Pribula, Leonard • 5 Infantino, Joseph - Joe I 6 Linnen, Francis - Bunny • 7 Clark, James • 8 Tomasetti, Nazareth A. 9 McGroaty, . . . Map (db m151963) HM
92Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Pittston Fort
Erection begun 1722, by Connecticut proprietors. Forced to surrender to the British, July 4, 1778, and partially destroyed. Restored 1780, and used until after the end of the Revolutionary War.Map (db m10507) HM
93Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Pittston Fort
This Stone marks the southern side of Pittston Fort here in June and July 1778, gathered four hundred fugitives for protection against British and Indian foes. Capt. Jeremiah Blanchard and Lieut. Timothy Keyes in commnd. Erected by Dial . . . Map (db m56394) HM
94Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — St. John the Baptist Church — 1892 - 2008 — S Panom Bohom —
In memory of the Slovak immigrants and their descendants who worshiped here and learned to live the Gospel message of love. [St. John the Baptist Elementary School image] 1917 - 2004 . . . Map (db m151686) HM
95Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — The Greater Pittston Coal Miner — We Owe Him Much
This monument erected in commemoration of the American Bicentennial is dedicated to the Coal Miner of Greater Pittston in appreciation for his unselfish sacrifice of labor beneath the earth for the promise of a better future for . . . Map (db m151733) HM
96Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Tinsley Hall — Nurses Residence
Pittston Hospital School of Nursing Established 1903Map (db m151738) HM
97Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Toni the Tomato Mule
Toni the Tomato Mule was born of the Miles for Mules public art project in 2002 paying tribute to mule drawn boats that transported anthracite coal through Pittston's canal system from 1834 to 1865. Pittston Artist and Author Angie DeMuro painted . . . Map (db m151736) HM
98Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Twin Shaft Disaster
On June 28, 1896, fifty-eight men were killed in a massive cave-in of rock and coal here, in the Newton Coal Company's Twin Shaft Colliery. An investigative commission, appointed by the Governor, reported on Sept. 25. Although its safety . . . Map (db m10470) HM
99Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the brave men and women of Greater Pittston who fought so courageously in all our battles for freedomMap (db m153586) WM
100Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Workers in Greater Pittston's Garment Industry
From the 1930s to the 1980s Pittston emerged as a national center for clothing manufacturing. Thousands of workers, mainly women, labored in many factories throughout the Greater Pittston area. Most were members of the International Ladies’ . . . Map (db m10469) HM

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