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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Lackawanna County, PA (320) Luzerne County, PA (285) Monroe County, PA (92) Susquehanna County, PA (47) Wayne County, PA (86) Wyoming County, PA (27)  LackawannaCounty(320) Lackawanna County (320)  LuzerneCounty(285) Luzerne County (285)  MonroeCounty(92) Monroe County (92)  SusquehannaCounty(47) Susquehanna County (47)  WayneCounty(86) Wayne County (86)  WyomingCounty(27) Wyoming County (27)
Scranton is the county seat for Lackawanna County
Adjacent to Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
      Luzerne County (285)  
      Monroe County (92)  
      Susquehanna County (47)  
      Wayne County (86)  
      Wyoming County (27)  
 
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1Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Archbald — Discovery of the Pothole — Discovery & Preservation
"The miner fired a blast, and when the outpouring of stones and water from the hole came rushing through, the miners...called out a cry of alarm and ran from the mine..." Edward S. Jones, Mine Manager They thought the earth had . . . Map (db m115883) HM
2Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Archbald — Dominick Paparelli — August 4, 1897 - December 25, 1960 — In Honor and Loving Memory of —
On Main Street at Betty Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street.
Respected officer of the Archbald Borough Police Department, who, while in performance of his duties, was struck and killed by an automobile near this location. Officer Paparelli's untimely, tragic death coupled with his years of public . . . Map (db m149531) HM
3Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Archbald — Harry Sugerman — In memory of
On Betty Street at Thomas Street, on the left when traveling south on Betty Street.
Founder of Eynon Drug Store in the year of 1927. Died in the year of 1972. The man who has done so much for so many people and asked so little from them in return, was responsible for the people's growth and commercial business in the town of Eynon, . . . Map (db m149535) HM
4Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Archbald — Lackawanna Heritage Valley — Area Attractions
Coal from the Lackawanna Valley fueled America's Industrial Revolution. Millions of tons of domestic anthracite came from mines like those that ran under this park. Today, nature's gift of anthracite and the dynamic story of the Industrial . . . Map (db m115890) HM
5Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Archbald — Lackawanna River Foot-Bridge
On Main Street north of Wayne Street, on the right when traveling north.
This plaque is in commemoration of the foot-bridge that connected the downtown Main Street business area with Salem Street and St. Thomas Church. The foot-bridge crossed the Lackawanna River and was located between the Gilmartin Street Bridge and . . . Map (db m101608) HM
6Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Archbald — SPC. Nicholas Staback
On Betty Street at Thomas Street, on the left when traveling south on Betty Street.
Dedicated to SPC. Nicholas Staback ACO 1st Battalion 5th Regiment, 1st Brigade 25th Infantry Division Enlisted in the US Army in March 2010, and completed Basic Training at Fort Benning, GA in July that same year. SPC. Nick . . . Map (db m149536) WM
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7Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Archbald — The Geology of the Pothole
"It is a fine case of a well-known phenomenon called a glacial pothole." Geologist J.C. Branner, 1884 Formation About 20,000 years ago, a powerful, whirling mixture of frigid glacial water, sand and stones wore away solid rock, . . . Map (db m115887) HM
8Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Archbald — Veterans Memorial
On Main Street at State Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
In memory of all veterans who served their countryMap (db m128072) WM
9Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Archbald — Veterans Memorial
On Main Street at Betty Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street.
"In memory of all veterans who served their country"Map (db m149534) WM
10Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Archbald — Veterans Memorial Bridge
On Gilmartin Street at the Lackawanna River, on the right when traveling east on Gilmartin Street.
In memory of the men and women of Archbald Borough who served in our nation's Armed Forces Dedicated November 11, 2007Map (db m101606) WM
11Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Archbald — War Memorial
On Laurel Street at Salem Street, on the left when traveling south on Laurel Street.
In grateful tribute to the brave men and women of Archbald who served their country in the Armed Forces World War I [Roll of Honored Dead] John Butero • F. Barcowski Frank Barcosky • C. Barnosky Francis Coughlin • N. Bellucci . . . Map (db m105609) WM
12Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Blakely — Captain Johnston Blakely
On Main Street at Lackawanna Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 347), on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
This anchor is preserved here as a memorial to Captain Johnston Blakely, captain of the sloop-of-war "Wasp" during the War of 1812. Captain Blakely was born in October 1781 and after a courageous naval career was lost at sea in October 1814. The . . . Map (db m128042) HM
13Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Blakely — Loretta Perfectus Walsh — Apr. 22, 1896 - Aug. 6, 1925
. . . Map (db m172395) HM WM
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14Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — America's First Underground Anthracite Mine
On 7th Avenue west of the railroad tracks, on the right when traveling west.
In 1831, America's first underground anthracite mine opened on this very spot. A monument was placed at the site in 1901 when [illegible] celebrated its [50th?] anniversary [illegible] the West Side [illegible]. Relocation [illegible] the monument . . . Map (db m177582) HM
15Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Carbondale
On South Main Street.
Founded by the Wurts brothers, pioneers in developing anthracite resources of the region, in 1822. Here the first underground mine was opened in June, 1831, near Seventh Ave. Chartered as a city in 1851.Map (db m89268) HM
16Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Carbondale
Founded by the Wurts brothers, pioneers in developing anthracite resources of the region, in 1822. Here the first underground mine was opened in June, 1831, near Seventh Ave. Chartered as a city in 1851.Map (db m89269) HM
17Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Carbondale
On Fallbrook Street.
Founded by the Wurts brothers, pioneers in developing anthracite resources of the region, in 1822. Here the first underground mine was opened in June, 1831, near Seventh Ave. Chartered as a city in 1851.Map (db m89293) HM
18Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Carbondale City Hall
On Main Street (Bus US 6).
A National Register Building, Erected 1892-1894-City of Carbondale Government Offices-Carbondale Historical Society-D&H Transportation MuseumMap (db m89296) HM
19Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — 1 — Carbondale City Hall / Memorial Park
On Main Street (Business U.S. 6) at 6th Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
Carbondale City Hall Carbondale City Hall is a detached masonry (brick and Pennsylvania blue stone) building, in the Romanesque Revival style, composed of a tower, a three-story wing and a two story wing. The building was designed by . . . Map (db m89297) HM
20Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — 227 — Carbondale City Hall and Courthouse
On Main Street (Business U.S. 6) north of 6th Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m153012) HM
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21Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Church Street: Five of Carbondale’s many historic Churches
On Main Street (Bus US 6).
Here are three of the many churches in downtown Carbondale. All of which has contributed significantly to the enrichment of the quality of life in Carbondale.Map (db m89306) HM
22Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Col. Alvin D. Ungerleider
On Main Street (Bus US 6).
Front Brevet Brigadier General D-Day Veteran July 30, 1921 Feb. 13, 2011 “When they were young, these men saved the world.” Left side “Nothing worth having is given freely,” Liberator of Nazi Death Camp, . . . Map (db m89304) WM
23Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Delaware & Hudson Canal Company Office Building
On Main Street (Business U.S. 6) north of John Street/Lincoln Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
This structure was built in 1832 as an office for the Delaware & Hudson (D&H) Canal Company. Between 1829 and 1898, the D&H gravity railroad carried coal from mines to markets, and passengers from Carbondale to other communities. In . . . Map (db m122220) HM
24Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Delaware & Hudson Passenger Station
On Trinity Place west of River Street.
A magnificent railroad station once rose from the foundation in front of you. Built in 1895, it was one of 19 stations on the Honesdale Branch of the Delaware & Hudson Co. The last train pulled into the station on January 4th, 1952, at . . . Map (db m114445) HM
25Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — General Jerome F. O’Malley
On Main Street (Bus US 6).
Born and raised in Carbondale, Pennsylvania 1932-1985 Graduated St. Rose High School 1949 West Point-1953 Air Command with Staff College with Distinction George Washington University-MBA-1955 Naval War College-1970 Command Pilot-flew over . . . Map (db m89303) WM
26Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Global War on Terror Memorial of Remembrance — 9-11 • Operation Enduring Freedom — Operation Iraqi Freedom • Operation New Dawn —
On Main Street (Business U.S. 6) at 6th Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
In honor of the men and women who gave their lives to their country and continue to serve. [Armed Services Emblems] 109th Infantry Regiment Association SFC George A. Pugliese [photo] SGT Eric W. Slebodnik . . . Map (db m153014) HM
27Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Gravity Park
On Canaan Street (Business U.S. 6) at Belmont Street on Canaan Street.
Between 1829 and 1898, this was the site of Plane No. 1 on the roadbed of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company’s Gravity Railroad. The “Gravity” used a series of inclined planes and steam engines to pull carloads of coal to the top of . . . Map (db m89271) HM
28Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Gravity Park and the Gravity Railroad Historic Site
On Canaan Street (Business U.S. 6) at Belmont Street on Canaan Street.
Gravity Park was established by the Delaware and Hudson Railroad on the site of what was formerly a portion of the roadbed of Plane No. 1. The Delaware and Hudson Canal Company’s Gravity Railroad from Carbondale to Honesdale opened on October 9, . . . Map (db m89274) HM
29Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Gravity Railroad
On Canaan Street (Business U.S. 6) at Belmont Street on Canaan Street.
Here began one of the first railroads in the Western Hemisphere, built 1828-1829. The line had its eastern terminus at Honesdale; its southwestern terminus was later extended to Archbald & ultimately to Valley Junction near Olyphant. Built by the . . . Map (db m89270) HM
30Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Gravity Railroad Monument
On Canaan Street (Business U.S. 6) at Belmont Street on Canaan Street.
The president, managers, and company of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company completed in 1829, the Gravity Railroad between Carbondale and Honesdale, in Pennsylvania. It was the second railroad constructed in the western hemisphere. The . . . Map (db m89273) HM
31Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — 5 — McCawley Park: Carbondale's UFO
On Main Street (Business U.S. 6) at 8th Avenue (Business U.S. 6), on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
Carbondale's UFO On November 9, 1974, at approximately 1900 hours, three Carbondale teenage boys reported to Carbondale Police that they had observed a glowing airborne object, traveling east to west rapidly. It descend[ed] and . . . Map (db m135019) HM
32Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Memorial Park
On North Main Street (Business U.S. 6) at 6th Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street.
In the 1880’s, under the leadership of William H. Davies Post 187 of the G.A.R. Memorial Park was established on the former Carbondale militia parade ground and a monument and fountain were erected to honor the veterans of the U.S. Civil War. . . . Map (db m89302) HM
33Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — Patrolman William F. McAndrew
On Main Street (Bus US 6).
“The valiant never taste of death but once”-Erected by the citizens of Carbondale, PA and others in memory of Patrolman William F. McAndrew who died January 18, 1913 from bullet wounds received while making an arrest in Dickson City Jan. . . . Map (db m89295) HM
34Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — 2 — Site of the First Deep Underground Anthracite Mine in America
On 7th Avenue just west of the railroad tracks, on the right when traveling west.
[Photo showing] D&H Seventh Avenue Crossing in Carbondale, Showing D&H Mine Monument in its Original Position. Photo, circa 1961, in the collection of the Carbondale Historical Society and Museum. Photo donated to the Historical Society by Robert . . . Map (db m177579) HM
35Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — The First Underground Anthracite Mine — "The D&H"
On 7th Avenue west of the railroad tracks, on the right when traveling west.
The first underground anthracite mine opened here June, 1831, by Archbald Law, first mining engineer. of The Delaware and Hudson Canal Company Officers of The Delaware and Hudson Company 1901. Robt. M. Olyphant, Pres. F.M. . . . Map (db m177578) HM
36Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale — War Memorial — For God And Country
On Main Street (Business U.S. 6) at 6th Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
Erected in grateful tribute by the Citizens of Carbondale Area in memory of the Veterans of the Spanish-American War 1898 World War I 1917-1918 World War II 1941-1945 [Honor Roll of Veterans] . . . Map (db m99135) HM
37Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale Township — 1 — From Mine to Market — Lackawanna Valley Industrial Highway
On Casey Highway (U.S. 6), on the right when traveling south.
Founded in 1823 by Maurice and William Wurts, two brothers of Swiss ancestry, the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company played a prominent role in the economic development of northeastern Pennsylvania. From its completion in 1829 until its abandonment . . . Map (db m104104) HM
38Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale Township — 3 — Mining Methods — Lackawanna Valley Industrial Highway
On Casey Highway (U.S. 6), on the right when traveling south.
You are standing on the southeastern side of the Lackawanna Valley. In this area the valley is about 5 miles (8 kilometers) wide. Behind you, Moosic Mountain rises some 1,200 feet (366 meters) above the elevation of the Lackawanna River in the . . . Map (db m104139) HM
39Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale Township — Terence Powderly and National Labor Movements / A Valley of Firsts — Lackawanna River Heritage Trail
On Meredith Street east of Main Street (Business U.S. 6), on the right when traveling east.
Terence Powderly and National Labor Movements Terence Powderly grew from child laborer in Carbondale to a leader in the national labor movement. Terence Vincent Powderly Terence Vincent Powderly was born in Carbondale on . . . Map (db m128155) HM
40Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Carbondale Township — 2 — The Gravity Railroad — Lackawanna Valley Industrial Highway
On U.S. 6, on the right when traveling south.
Moosic Mountain, rising over 1,200 feet above Carbondale's anthracite coal mines, was a formidable barrier to the markets of New York City. The Delaware and Hudson Canal system could be used to move coal from Honesdale to Kingston, New York, but a . . . Map (db m104135) HM
41Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Clarks Green — Baptist Church Bell
On North Abington Road (Pennsylvania Route 407) at Glenburn Road, on the right when traveling north on North Abington Road.
This bell stood in the belfry of the Baptist church of Clarks Green, PA Cast in 1869 by the Meneely Foundry West Troy, New York. ————————————— The . . . Map (db m131618) HM
42Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Clarks Green — Deacon William Clark — 1757 - 1827
On North Abington Road (Pennsylvania Route 407) at Glenburn Road, on the left when traveling north on North Abington Road.
This tablet erected to the memory of Deacon William Clark. Born in Rhode Island 1757 Who served his country under General Gray at the battle of Bunker Hill. First settler north of these mountains Came to this place from Connecticut . . . Map (db m131620) HM
43Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Clarks Summit — Laura Lee DeFazio Morabito — October 4, 1966 - September 11, 2001 — In Memoriam —
On State Street (U.S. 6/11) at Spring Street / Main Avenue, on the left when traveling north on State Street.
Laura Lee DeFazio Morabito, born in Clarks Summit, was educated in the Abington Heights School system. She participated in numerous school activities including Girls Softball, Basketball and the Marching Band. Laura Lee perished in the terrorist . . . Map (db m99111) HM WM
44Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Clarks Summit — Veterans Memorial
On State Street (U.S. 6/11) at Clark Avenue, on the right when traveling north on State Street.
In memory of all Abington Area veterans and civilians who dedicated themselves to the principles of freedom. Let us be forever faithful in keeping your valor alive. POW-MIA Let the American youth never forget our forefathers and . . . Map (db m99465) WM
45Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Clarks Summit — War Memorial
On Morgan Highway (Pennsylvania Route 307) at Grove Street, on the right when traveling north on Morgan Highway.
[front] [Armed Forces Branch Emblems] And I am proud to be an American where at least I know I'm free. And I won't forget the ones who died who gave that right to me. [back] This monument presented by: Parker - Wescott Post #40 . . . Map (db m131624) WM
46Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dalton — War Memorial
On Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 632) at Turnpike Road, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
. . . Map (db m163747) WM
47Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dickson City — John Paul II — His Holiness the Pope
On Dundaff Street north of Main Street, on the left when traveling north.
Bishop of Rome and Vicar of Jesus Christ, Successor of St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles, Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church. Patriarch of the West, Primate of Italy. Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman Province, Sovereign of . . . Map (db m194333) HM
48Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dickson City — War Memorial
On Boulevard Avenue at Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Boulevard Avenue.
In grateful tribute to the men and women of this community who served. ☆☆☆ In honor of those who made the supreme sacrifice ☆☆☆ 1917 World War I 1918 Zigmund Cheresko • John Mierzjewski • . . . Map (db m128041) WM
49Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dunmore — Colonel George Whitfield Scranton
of East Guilford, Connecticut, located in the Lackawanna Valley A.D. 1840, and became the leading spirit in the inauguration and development of the great industries that have built up the City of Scranton. He was twice elected to Congress from . . . Map (db m108344) HM
50Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dunmore — Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial
G. A. R. 1878. ———— 1900. ———————————— G A R Post 139 [Flag Pole] Presented by Chas. B. Scott Scranton, Pa. May 30, 1916 ———————————— The Bivouac of the Dead The muffled drum's sad roll has beat the soldier's last . . . Map (db m186375) WM
51Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dunmore — Lackawanna County Korean War Memorial
On Blakely Street at Cherry Street, in the median on Blakely Street.
This memorial is dedicated to those Lackawanna County residents who gave the supreme sacrifice, and to those brave men and women who served in the Korean War. The Friends of the Forgotten Inc. N.E. Wing wish to thank Mr. Steven Colley . . . Map (db m128217) WM
52Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dunmore — Msgr. Anthony C. Marra
On Smith Street south of Center Street, on the right when traveling south.
This ramp is dedicated in memory of Msgr. Anthony C. Marra He devoted his life to serving the Lord. He built this ramp as a result of his passion and commitment to this service to welcome and embrace the Lord's flock to pray . . . Map (db m188132) HM
53Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dunmore — Penn State Scranton
On Campus Drive, on the right when traveling west.
In 1923, Penn State began offering evening technical programs through a branch school in the city of Scranton. After WWII, the expanded programs included associate degrees. A lack of space for the increasing number of students seeking degrees . . . Map (db m152347) HM
54Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dunmore — Penn State Scranton Veterans Memorial
On Campus Drive, on the right when traveling west.
In memory of all the veterans who have walked these halls and served their country to preserve our freedom. In memory of Gerald Walsh 76-78 John Farrell 70-72 Mark White 70-72Map (db m152352) WM
55Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dunmore — Pennsylvania Gravity
On Tigue Street, 0.2 miles east of East Drinker Street (Pennsylvania Route 435), on the left when traveling east. Reported missing.
The Pennsylvania Coal Co. gravity railroad was in operation between lower Pittston and Hawley from 1850 to 1884. It crossed the highway by overhead trestle near this point. This was plane No. 7.Map (db m32167) HM
56Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dunmore — Reinterred Remains from St. John's Lutheran Cemetery — In Memory of
[Names of reinterred burials]Map (db m108403) HM
57Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dunmore — Veterans Memorial
On Blakely Street at Cherry Street, in the median on Blakely Street.
In grateful tribute to the brave men and women of Dunmore who served their country in the Armed Forces ☆☆☆ And These Our Dead In Honored Glory Rest ☆☆☆ 1917 World War I 1918 [Honored Dead] 1941 . . . Map (db m128203) HM
58Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dunmore — War Memorial
On Smith Street south of Center Street, on the right when traveling south.
In grateful memory of the men of this parish who made the supreme sacrifice during World War[s] I and II and the Korean War Anthony Angerson • Joseph Angerson • Thomas Bonavoglia Frank Cali • Salvatore Calomino • Salvatore Cantarella . . . Map (db m188135) WM
59Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Dunmore — World War I Memorial
On Blakely Street at Cherry Street, in the median on Blakely Street.
Dedicated November 11, 2017 to those from Lackawanna County who made the ultimate sacrifice [Roll of Honored Dead]Map (db m128214) WM
60Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Elmhurst Township — Veterans Memorial — Lest We Forget
On Pennsylvania Route 435 at Memorial Drive, on the right when traveling south on State Route 435.
In memory of those who served their country in peace and warMap (db m128841) WM
61Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Eynon — War Memorial — That These Men Should Not Have Died in Vain
On Main Street north of Diane Street, on the right when traveling north.
[Honored Dead] Anthony Wozniak • Albert Sherman • Stanley Michaloski Vincent Misko • Samuel Ferbadussi • Alfred Pavloski • Thomas Stoback John Melnick • Joseph Misko • Samuel Mashie • Peter Kohanski John Niedzinsky [Honor Roll of . . . Map (db m194328) WM
62Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Finch Hill — Gino J. Merli
On Pennsylvania Route 106 at Pennsylvania Route 247 on State Route 106.
U.S. Army-World War II-Recipient of the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity involving risk of life above and beyond the call of duty in action with the enemy near Sars LaBruyere, Belgium on 4-5 September 1944.Map (db m89213) WM
63Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Greenfield Township — Gino J. Merli
Rank and organization: Private First Class, U.S.Army, 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division. Place and date: Near Sars la Bruyere, Belgium, 4-5 September 1944. Entered service at: Peckville, Pa. Birth, Scranton, Pa. G.O. No., 64, August 1945. . . . Map (db m149952) HM WM
64Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Greenfield Township — Joseph R. Sarnoski
Rank and organizations: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Corps, 43rd Bomber Group, Place and date: Over Baku Area, Solomon Islands, 16 June 1943. Entered service at: Simpson, Pa. Born 30 January 1915, Simpson, Pa. G.O. No: 85, 17 December 1943. . . . Map (db m149957) HM WM
65Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Jefferson Township — Thomas A. Snook VFW Post 6520 Veterans Memorial
On Cortez Road (County Route 2003) 0.3 miles east of Living Waters Road, on the right when traveling east.
A Grateful Nation Thanks You Original Charter Members June 21, 1946 Charles A. Baisden • Keith R. Bajaman • Howard A. Bird Carl S. Clark • Marcus W. Cook • William H. Cooper Willard G. Edwards • Norman I. Evarts • Joseph Harris Andrew . . . Map (db m136986) WM
66Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Jermyn — Aylesworth Creek Lake — Safe lives. Strong dams.
Why Build a Dam? Imagine August 1955 as Hurricane Diane moves through northeastern Pennsylvania. From six to sixteen inches of rain falls, isolating the city of Scranton. More than 90 lives are lost in the region. Multiple historic floods . . . Map (db m172867) HM
67Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Jermyn — First Aid Pioneer
On Business U.S. 6 at Pennsylvania Route 107 on U.S. 6Business .
Here in 1899 Dr. Matthew J. Shields organized first aid for mine workers. From it grew the plan of Red Cross industrial first aid, which he helped establish. Dr. Shields died in Scranton January 23, 1939.Map (db m89266) HM
68Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Jermyn — Saint Michael's Orthodox Church War Memorial
On Walnut Street south of Delaware Street, on the left when traveling south.
In Memory World War II and Korean War Veterans Walter Telep John Mikridge • Michael Petrilak Jr. Basil Keklock • John Frenchko Alexander Krizanosky • Andrew ChupMap (db m177563) WM
69Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Jermyn — The Borough of Jermyn — Lackawanna River Heritage Trail
On Delaware Street at Powder Mill Lane, on the left when traveling west on Delaware Street.
Once a thriving coal town in the middle of the Anthracite Region, Jermyn is the epitome of the picturesque and historic American small town. Originally known as "Four Mile Town," the Village was later called Rushdale, Baconville and . . . Map (db m128079) HM
70Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Jermyn — World War I Veterans Park
On Bridge Street south of Washington Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
The memorial is dedicated to the memory of the 12 men who made the supreme sacrifice for their country. In 1920, 12 trees, which line the roadway, were planted as a living remembrance for their immortal sacrifice. The replica rock . . . Map (db m128078) HM WM
71Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Jermyn — World War Memorial
On Bridge Street south of Washington Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
Memorial to those of Jermyn who gave their lives in World War service Dedicated by the Wm. J. Griffiths Post 465 American Legion Carl Baker • Frank Kelly Wm. J. Griffiths • George R. Morgan Thomas Harvey • Maurice L. Phillips . . . Map (db m128074) WM
72Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Jessup — Fountain of the Immigrants
On Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 247) south of Constitution Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 247), on the left when traveling south.
From 1892 to 1954, over 12 million immigrants entered the United States from various European countries. Thousands of those immigrants found their way to our region to work local mines, factories and fields. They brought their languages, customs, . . . Map (db m135058) HM
73Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Jessup — John J. Mancak — Jessup Municipal Building
On Lane Street south of Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 247), on the right when traveling south.
This monument is dedicated to the first mayor of the Borough of Jessup, John J. Mancak for his 24 years of service to our community, 1966 ——— 1990Map (db m157566) HM
74Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Jessup — Veterans Memorial and Stadium
On Hill Street at Lena Lane, on the left when traveling north on Hill Street.
Dedicated to the brave men and women of Jessup who served our country. Recognizing all Veterans of all wars and conflicts. World War I 1917 — 1918 Jessup Borough World War II Community Honor Roll [Hundreds of . . . Map (db m135049) WM
75Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Jessup — War Memorial — And These Our Dead In Honored Glory Rest
On Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 247) south of 2nd Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
In grateful memory of the men of Winton Borough who made the supreme sacrifice in defense of their country April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918 Michael Steiner • Fred Bisignani • Joseph Bolsar Michael Duffy • Joseph Hotchko • George . . . Map (db m135052) WM
76Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Jessup — War Memorial
On 4th Avenue, 0.1 miles south of Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 247), on the right when traveling south.
Donated by the Michael Shumacher Soc. in memory of Michael Shumacher Robert Hall and All Viet Nam War Veterans and Veterans of Foreign WarsMap (db m157565) WM
77Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, La Plume — Harris Hall Bell Memorial
. . . Map (db m100937) HM
78Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, La Plume — Veterans Memorial
Honoring all who have proudly served our great nationMap (db m100886) WM
79Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Mayfield — Saint John's Church War Memorial
On Old Plank Road, 0.2 miles south of Scranton-Carbondale Highway (Business U.S. 6), on the right when traveling south.
In grateful appreciation to those of St. John's Church who have made the supreme sacrifice for God and Country Memory Eternal Вечная память "Greater love hath no . . . Map (db m177583) WM
80Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Mayfield — War Memorial
On Lackawanna Avenue at Pine Street, on the right when traveling north on Lackawanna Avenue.
Erected and dedicated in memory of all who have served and to those who gave their lives in the service of our country in all of our conflicts.Map (db m128085) WM
81Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Mayfield — World Wars Memorial
On Lackawanna Avenue at Maple Street, on the right when traveling north on Lackawanna Avenue.
Honor Roll Mayfield Borough In memory of our boys who gave their lives that we may live • • • World War One Aleck Hrapchak • John Kulenich • John Powlack Michael Tomasky • George Stafursky . . . Map (db m128154) WM
82Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Minooka — War Memorial — In Memoriam
On Birney Avenue (U.S. 11) south of Burke Street, on the left when traveling south.
Dedicated in lasting memory of all those men from Minooka, Greenwood, and the Twentieth Ward who were killed in action or who died in the honorable service of this country during World Wars I and II and the Korean War Done this 30th . . . Map (db m134835) WM
83Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Moosic — Ed "Shovels" Kobesky
On Church Street at Lydon Lane, on the right when traveling north on Church Street.
This field is dedicated to Ed "Shovels" Kobesky Moosic Resident Minor League Baseball Player and ManagerMap (db m206290) HM
84Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Moosic — Moosic High School — 1914 - 1961
On Main Street at River Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
Dedicated September 11, 2005, in memory of the many students and teachers who passed through the halls of Moosic High School. Erected by the Alumni Association Inc., and through the efforts of former students, families and . . . Map (db m150005) HM
85Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Moosic — Rocky Glen Park
On Rocky Glen Road.
Created in 1886 and located here, the park was a recreational and social center for northeastern Pa. until it closed in 1987. It gained popularity in the early 20th century as the “Laurel Line” railroad provided easier access for more . . . Map (db m90609) HM
86Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Moscow — Civil War Memorial
Erected by Chaplain T.D. Swarts Post, No. 218, the W.R.C., No. 17, and the Citizens of Moscow, Pa., and Vicinity, in honor of the departed Soldiers and Sailors of the War of the Rebellion. . . . Map (db m143846) WM
87Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Moscow — Veterans Memorial
On Van Brunt Street west of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 435), on the left when traveling west.
Dedicated in honor of all men and women who served in the Armed Forces of our country [POW/MIA Emblem] [Armed Forces Emblems]Map (db m143847) WM
88Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Moscow — War Memorial
In Honor and Remembrance of those who faithfully served and sacrificed for our country ——————————————— In Loving Memory . . . Map (db m143844) HM
89Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Moscow — Wilson-Conklin Post No. 579 Charter Members — 1917 • 1918
On Academy Street west of Spring Garden Street, on the right when traveling west.
David E. Anthony · Field Artillery • Christy Atherton · Q'master Corps Howard L. Barnes · Infantry • Lawrence A. Barnes Field Art'y George Best · Field Artillery • William F. Breslin · Air Service Benjamin W. Carr · Motor Transport • . . . Map (db m143849) HM WM
90Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Old Forge — Founders of the Old Forge Cemetery Association
On Smull Street, 0.1 miles east of Moosic Road, on the right when traveling east.
In memory of the Founders of the Old Forge Cemetery Association Established 1909 Antonio Arcaro • Antonio Mordente Francesco Ambrose • Vincenzo Marino Saverio Amantea • Antonio Minella Antonio Biancardi • Mariano Nese Franceso . . . Map (db m151563) HM
91Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Old Forge — Old Forge
On South Main Street, on the right when traveling north.
On the south bank of the Lackawanna River opposite this spot was located the iron forge built 1789 by Dr. William Smith and James Sutton. This was the region's oldest forge, after which the town was named.Map (db m46229) HM
92Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Old Forge — Old Forge War Memorial
On Main Street south of Railroad Street, on the left when traveling south.
Dedicated to those who served World War I 1917--1918 World War II 1941--1945 Korea 1950--1953 Vietnam 1964--1975 Erected in Grateful Recognition by the Citizens 1949Map (db m103116) WM
93Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Old Forge — P.F.C. Carpellotti, U.S.M.C. — History of Carpellotti
On Main Street south of Railroad Street, on the left when traveling south.
This anchor is preserved here as a memorial to Louis Joseph “Eugene” Carpellotti, of the ship Destroyer Escort No. 720 launched at DeFoe, Bay City, Michigan. Sponsor for the occasion was Mrs. Sophie Carpellotti. U.S.M.C. Private . . . Map (db m103120) HM WM
94Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Old Forge — Veterans Memorial — 155 mm Howitzer
On Main Street east of Railroad Street, on the left when traveling south.
This memorial is dedicated to all men and women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of AmericaMap (db m103118) WM
95Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Old Forge — Veterans Memorial
On Main Street east of Railroad Street, on the left when traveling south.
Dedicated to those who have served this great nation ”Lest We Forget” [Dedicated] May 15, 2005 [Honor Roll of Old Forge Veterans]Map (db m103119) WM
96Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Olyphant — John J. Morelli — Jan. 18, 1918-Dec. 15, 1996
On Lackawanna Avenue (PA 347).
An Olyphant native, Korean Conflict veteran and recipient of the bronze star who served as the longest standing sergeant of the guard of the Tomb of the Unknown soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. He was awarded the Tomb Honor Guard badge, the . . . Map (db m89291) WM
97Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Olyphant — Loretto Perfectus Walsh
On West Lackawanna Avenue (State Highway 347) at Willow Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Lackawanna Avenue.
Recognized as the first woman to enlist in the U.S. Navy--on March 21, 1917, sixteen days before the nation entered WWI. As a Chief Yeoman (F), she served in Philadelphia; was discharged 1919. Born (1896) and raised in Olyphant; died in 1925.Map (db m67975) HM
98Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Olyphant — Nestor Chylak
On Willow Avenue at Short Street, on the right when traveling north on Willow Avenue.
Nestor Chylak 1922 - 1982 A native of Olyphant and graduate of Olyphant High School, he attended St. Thomas University. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1946. Was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart for action during the Battle of . . . Map (db m152001) HM
99Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Olyphant — Olyphant Coal Miners Memorial
On Lackawanna Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 347) at River Street, on the right when traveling west on Lackawanna Avenue.
In dedication to the miners and families whose lives were forever changed by the anthracite coal industry of the Lackawanna Valley. Dedicated August 9, 2009Map (db m128044) HM
100Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, Olyphant — Olyphant Junior High School
On Lincoln Street at Susquehanna Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Lincoln Street.
Completed in 1925, the new nine-room Junior High School was built on the site of Olyphant's first schoolhouse that opened in 1855. As a result of continued community growth, by 1936, a major expansion project added a "U" shaped portion that housed . . . Map (db m152344) HM

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