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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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Luzerne County, PA (285) Carbon County, PA (75) Columbia County, PA (66) Lackawanna County, PA (320) Monroe County, PA (92) Schuylkill County, PA (70) Sullivan County, PA (43) Wyoming County, PA (27)  LuzerneCounty(285) Luzerne County (285)  CarbonCounty(75) Carbon County (75)  ColumbiaCounty(66) Columbia County (66)  LackawannaCounty(320) Lackawanna County (320)  MonroeCounty(92) Monroe County (92)  SchuylkillCounty(70) Schuylkill County (70)  SullivanCounty(43) Sullivan County (43)  WyomingCounty(27) Wyoming County (27)
Wilkes-Barre is the county seat for Luzerne County
Adjacent to Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
      Carbon County (75)  
      Columbia County (66)  
      Lackawanna County (320)  
      Monroe County (92)  
      Schuylkill County (70)  
      Sullivan County (43)  
      Wyoming County (27)  
 
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1Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Ashley — Huber Breaker-Anthracite Coal Region Miners Memorial
On Main Street at Wyoming Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
To All Those Who Worked in the Northern Coal FieldMap (db m188716) HM
2Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Ashley — Huber Coal Breaker
On Main Street at Wyoming Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
Erected by the Glen Alden Coal Co. in 1939, the breaker could process 7,000 tons of anthracite daily. It was among the first in the industry to utilize Menzies cones to separate coal from rock. An innovative aerial tramway disposed of waste . . . Map (db m188707) HM
3Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Ashley — Michael Dziak — President/CEO Earth Conservancy — With Gratitude to —
On Main Street at Wyoming Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
Whose reclamation efforts enabled the MBPS Miners' Memorial ParkMap (db m188718) HM
4Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Ashley — War Memorial
On Main Street at Cemetery Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
Erected in honor of the men and women of Ashley who served in all wars In grateful tribute toward the living and the dead who through their valiant efforts and bitter sacrifice have made America great is this shrine so . . . Map (db m188704) WM
5Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Avoca — Former Site of St. Mary's Convent — 1922 - 2013
On Hawthorne Street at Spring Street, on the left when traveling west on Hawthorne Street.
. . . Map (db m151263) HM
6Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Avoca — Memorial to Honor SS Peter and Paul Parish
On Spring Street at Hawthorne Street, on the left when traveling north on Spring Street.
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
Paid Advertisement
7Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Avoca — Veterans Memorial
On Main Street (U.S. 11) at Hawthorne Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
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
8Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Conyngham — Conyngham Honor Roll
On Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
Those Who Gave Their All ★ Glenn Davis ★ Ralph Heckrote ★ Harvey Smith ★ William Drasher ★ Robert Morrow ★ Donald Stauffer ★ Charles Drumheller ★ Oscar Schaefer-W.W.I. ★ Ralph Smith . . . Map (db m214257) WM
9Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Conyngham — Lehigh-Susquehanna Tollgate Replica
On Main Street south of Butler Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m213980) HM
10Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Conyngham — War Memorial
On Banks Avenue east of Pennsylvania Route 93, on the left when traveling east.
Dedicated in honor of and appreciation to our War Veterans, M.I.A.s and P.O.W's past and present [American wars medallions]Map (db m213984) WM
11Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Conyngham — War Memorial
On Main Street, on the left when traveling south.
Dedicated in honor and appreciation to our War Veterans, MIAs, and POWs past and present Army • Navy • Air Force Marine • Coast GuardMap (db m214258) WM
12Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Dallas — College Misericordia
On Lake Street (County Route 1047), on the right when traveling west.
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
13Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Dupont — Holy Mother of Sorrows P.N.C.C. War Memorial
On Wyoming Avenue east of New Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
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14Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Dupont — Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Centennial
On Lackawanna Avenue at Walnut Street, on the left when traveling east on Lackawanna Avenue.
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
15Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Dupont — War and Veterans Memorial
On Chestnut Street (Pennsylvania Route 315) at Elm Street, on the left when traveling north on Chestnut Street.
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
16Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Duryea — Holy Rosary Parish Veterans Memorial
On Stephenson Street at Watt Street, on the right when traveling west on Stephenson Street.
. . . Map (db m150013) WM
17Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Duryea — St. Mary's PNCC Organizers and Veterans Memorial — Prawda • Praca • Walka [Truth • Work • Struggle]
On Stephenson Street at Washington Street, on the left when traveling west on Stephenson Street.
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
18Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Duryea — War Memorial — To Those Who Gave Their Lives May They Rest In Eternal Peace
On Stephenson Street east of Parkcrest Drive, on the right when traveling east.
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
19Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Eckley — Eckley Veterans Memorial
On Main Street, on the left when traveling west.
In memory to the men and women who served our country.Map (db m163546) WM
20Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Eckley — Land Use
On Main Street, on the left when traveling west.
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
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21Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Eckley — Land Use Consequences
On Main Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
22Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Eckley — The Slate Picker's House — 1854
On Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
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 m206715) HM
23Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Eckley — The tree of liberty
On Eckley Main Street, on the left when traveling east.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots ant tyrants. Thomas Jefferson Dedicated to All United States Armed Forces Eckley Miners' Village July 2011Map (db m196373) WM
24Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Eckley — Veterans Memorial Tree
On Main Street, on the left when traveling west.
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
25Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Edwardsville — The Edwardsville Warrior Tree — USA • Freedom • Support our Troops
On Main Street at Church Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
Honor and Remember our LOCAL HEROES in the U.S. Military Killed in Action • Wounded in Action • POW/MIA Active Duty/Combat Deployed • Reserves/RetiredMap (db m188683) HM
26Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Edwardsville — Veterans Memorial
On Main Street at Church Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
Dedicated by the People of Edwardsville in honor of those who served so gallantly in the Armed Forces of the United States of AmericaMap (db m188681) WM
27Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Edwardsville — War Memorial
On Main Street at Church Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
In Memory of Veterans of All Wars who served and gave the ultimate sacrifice for their countryMap (db m188682) WM
28Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Exeter — Battle of Wyoming — July 3, 1778
On Valley Street at Wyoming Avenue (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling east on Valley Street.
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
29Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Exeter — Captain Ann Bernatitus — In Memory of Exeter Native
On Wyoming Avenue (U.S. 11) at Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling north on Wyoming Avenue.
The first recipient of the Legion of Merit Medal for her service in the Navy during WWIIMap (db m124146) HM WM
30Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Exeter — John F. Kennedy — In Memory Of — Thirty-Fifth President of the United States —
On Penn Avenue at Memorial Street, on the right when traveling south on Penn Avenue.
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
31Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Exeter — War Memorial
On Wyoming Avenue (U.S. 11) at Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling north on Wyoming Avenue.
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
32Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Exeter — War Memorial
On Wyoming Avenue (U.S. 11) at Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling north on Wyoming Avenue.
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
33Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Forty Fort — Denison House
On Wyoming Avenue near Denison Street.
Built in 1790, home of Col. Nathan Denison, Revolutionary Officer and Luzerne County Judge.Map (db m18893) HM
34Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Forty Fort — Forty Fort
On Wyoming Avenue near River Street.
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
35Pennsylvania, 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
36Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Forty Fort — Forty Fort Meeting House
On River Street north of Ransom Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
37Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Forty Fort — Forty-Fort
On River Street at Fort Street, on the right when traveling north on River Street.
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
38Pennsylvania, 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
39Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Forty Fort — The Fort in Forty Fort
On River Street north of Fort Street, on the right when traveling north.
"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
40Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Forty Fort — Trailing Along — Wyoming Valley Levee System
On River Street north of Fort Street, on the right when traveling north.
"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
41Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Forty Fort — War Memorial
On Wyoming Avenue (U.S. 11) at River Street, on the left when traveling south on Wyoming Avenue.
Dedicated to the men and women of Forty Fort, who served their country in all wars. [Dedicated] May 30, 1984Map (db m105276) WM
42Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Forty Fort — Welcome to the First Residents' Path — Wyoming Valley Levee System
On River Street north of Fort Street, on the right when traveling north.
"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
43Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Forty Fort — What on Earth is a Levee? — Wyoming Valley Levee System
On River Street just north of Fort Street, on the right when traveling north.
"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
44Pennsylvania, 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
45Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Freeland — Saints Peter and Paul Lutheran Church
On Washington Street.
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
46Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hanover Township — Mount Joe Palooka
On Wilkes-Barre Township Boulevard (Pennsylvania Route 309) at Pine Run Road, on the left when traveling south on Wilkes-Barre Township Boulevard.
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
47Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hanover Township — Third Ward War Memorial — Lest We Forget
On Main Street at Rose Lane, on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
This memorial is dedicated in honor of all Hanover Township Third Ward veterans who served in all wars.Map (db m188723) WM
48Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hanover Township — Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial
Memorial to Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.A.Map (db m188736) WM
49Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Harvey's Lake — Harvey's Lake
On Pennsylvania Route 415, on the right when traveling north.
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
50Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazle Township — Deputy Sheriff Eugene Boyarski Memorial
In honor of Luzerne County Deputy Sheriff Eugene Boyarski, his wife Lorraine and his family who tragically died in the intentional fire bombing of their home on February 14, 1976, and all the deputy sheriff's [sic] from the greater . . . Map (db m208917) HM
51Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazle Township — Hazleton High School Veteran Classmates — Hometown Heroes — All Gave Some - Some Gave All —
[Armed Services Emblems] Thank You and God Bless America Dedicated September 13, 2014 Flagpole donated with honor by the American Legion Post 76 Hazleton, PA —————————————————— In honor and . . . Map (db m208912) WM
52Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazle Township — Hometown Heroes WWII
PFC George R Phillips US Army • Sgt Ronald Phillips US Army Sgt Elmer Phillips US Army • T5 Clarence Phillips US Army Lt John Phillips US Army • William Phillips Sr, Father PFC John C Phillips US Army, SonMap (db m208924) HM
53Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazle Township — SFC. George J. Kendra — Dec. 14, 1932 - Oct. 30, 1968 — Native of Crystal Ridge, Hazle Twp. —
82nd Airborne Division, 508th Infantry KIA-Gia Dinh, Vietnam [Bronze Star, Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart]Map (db m208922) WM
54Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazle Township — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated by the Community Veterans Memorial Council "to all those who served their country in the past millenium, in hope of Peace, for those who will serve in the present." [War and fraternal/sororal medallions] M-60 Tank . . . Map (db m208920) WM
55Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazleton — 443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Memorial
On Diamond Avenue west of Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 309), on the left when traveling west.
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
56Pennsylvania, 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
57Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazleton — Christopher Columbus
On Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 309) at Diamond Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Church Street.
Daring and fearless Genoese Navigator who with unwavering faith in God discovered a New World for Free Men October 12, 1492Map (db m119005) HM
58Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazleton — Civil War Memorial
On Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 309) at Diamond Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Church Street.
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
59Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazleton — Civil War Memorial
On Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 309) at Diamond Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Church Street.
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
60Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazleton — Honor Roll of St. Joseph’s Parish — 1917 — 1918 —
On North Laurel Street at West 6th Street, on the right when traveling north on North Laurel Street.
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
61Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazleton — Lattimer Massacre
On Pennsylvania Route 924 at 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east on State Route 924.
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
62Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazleton — Operation Desert Storm Memorial
On University Drive, on the left when traveling east.
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
63Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazleton — Our Lady of Mount Carmel
On South Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 309) at Chapel Street, on the right when traveling south on South Church Street.
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
64Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazleton — St. Joseph's Church
On North Laurel Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
65Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazleton — War Memorial
On Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 309) at Maple Street, on the right when traveling south on Church Street.
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
66Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazleton — War Memorial
On Diamond Avenue west of Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 309), on the left when traveling west.
In Memoriam To All War DeadMap (db m118955) WM
67Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazleton — War Memorial
On Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 309) south of Diamond Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
Mountain City Lions Club Centennial Tree Honoring Veterans of All Wars ———————————— Another Mountain City Lions ProjectMap (db m118990) WM
68Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hazleton — World War Memorial
On Diamond Avenue west of Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 309), on the left when traveling west.
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
69Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Hudson — War Memorial
On Oak Street south of Stark Street, on the right when traveling south.
Lest We Forget [Armed Services Emblems]Map (db m155845) WM
70Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — The Korean Garden
On Sprague Avenue north of Market Street, on the left when traveling south.
In remembrance of Wyoming Seminary graduates Suh, Jai-Pil, MD 1889 서재필 Chough, Byung-Ok, PhD 1918 초병옥 Arthur and Mattie Noble 1891 Ruth Noble Appenzeller 1915 who as diplomats, reformers . . . Map (db m188689) HM
71Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial
On Market Street at 2nd Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Market Street.
(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
72Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — A Formal Promenade Across the River — Wyoming Valley Levee System
On Market Street at the west approach to the Market Street Bridge, on the right when traveling east on Market Street.
"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
73Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — Agnes Flood High Water Mark — June 24, 1972
On Chestnut Avenue south of Pringle Street, on the left when traveling south.
[title is text]Map (db m105268) HM
74Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — Anning Owen — 1751 - 1814 — "The Apostle of Methodism in Wyoming Valley" —
On Market Street at Sprague Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Market Street.
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
75Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — Bridging Two Cities — Wyoming Valley Levee System
On Market Street at the west approach to the Market Street Bridge, on the left when traveling east on Market Street.
"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
76Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — Henry M. Hoyt
On Wyoming Avenue south of West Vaughn Sreet, on the right when traveling south.
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
77Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — Intercultural Understanding and Cooperation Fund — In Remembrance
On Sprague Avenue north of Market Street, on the left when traveling south.
The terrorist attacks on the United States of September 11, 2001 indelibly affected the final school year of the Class of 2002. In honor of their graduation, and in appreciation for the educational experience received at the school, parents and . . . Map (db m188686) HM
78Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — Philip Jaisohn, M.D. — Dr. Suh, Jai-Pil • 서재필 — 1864-1951 —
On Sprague Avenue north of Market Street, on the left when traveling south.
Father of the Reform Movement bringing independence and democracy to modern Korea Class of 1889Map (db m188693) HM
79Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — Shafer House
On Sprague Avenue north of Market Street, on the left when traveling south.
Given to [Wyoming] Seminary in 1997 by Nancy & Edward A. Shafer Class of 1936Map (db m188694) HM
80Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — The Kirby Common
On Sprague Avenue north of Market Street, on the left when traveling south.
In honor of Marian Sutherland Kirby and Allan P. Kirby who met on this campus in 1913Map (db m188687) HM
81Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — Trailing Along — Wyoming Valley Levee System
On Market Street at the west approach to the Market Street Bridge, on the left when traveling east on Market Street.
"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
82Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — Trailing Along — Wyoming Valley Levee System
On Market Street at the west approach to the Market Street Bridge, on the right when traveling east on Market Street.
"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
83Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — Trailing Along — Wyoming Valley Levee System
On Wyoming Avenue (U.S. 11), on the left when traveling north.
"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
84Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — War Memorial
On Wyoming Avenue (U.S. 11) at Butler Street, on the right when traveling south on Wyoming Avenue.
"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
85Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — War Memorial
On Wyoming Avenue north of Vaughn Street, on the right when traveling north.
Dedicated to the men and women who served in all wars [Dedicated] Oct. 8, 1989Map (db m105274) WM
86Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — War Memorial — Kingston, Pennsylvania
On Market Street west of the Market Street Bridge, on the right when traveling west.
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
87Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — Welcome to the Anthracite Heritage Walk
On Wyoming Avenue (U.S. 11), on the left when traveling north.
"[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
88Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — What on Earth is a Levee? — Wyoming Valley Levee System
On Market Street at the west approach to the Market Street Bridge, on the left when traveling east on Market Street.
"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
89Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — What on Earth is a Levee? — Wyoming Valley Levee System
On Market Street at the west approach to the Market Street Bridge, on the right when traveling east on Market Street.
"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
90Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — What on Earth is a Levee? — Wyoming Valley Levee System
On Wyoming Avenue (U.S. 11), on the left when traveling north.
"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
91Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Kingston — Wyoming Seminary — (Swetland, Fleck, and Darte Halls)
On Sprague Avenue at Market Street, on the right when traveling south on Sprague Avenue.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m188695) HM
92Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Koonsville — Warriors Path
On Sunshine Highway (PA 4010).
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
93Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Laflin — Veterans Memorial
On Main Street at Market Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
"This memorial is dedicated to all who served for the glory of God and Country from Laflin Borough"Map (db m123820) WM
94Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Laflin — War Memorial
On Main Street at Market Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
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
95Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Lattimer — Lattimer Massacre
On Quality Road at Lattimer Road (Pennsylvania Route 3028) on Quality Road.
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
96Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Lattimer — Lattimer Massacre — September 10, 1897
On Lattimer Road (Pennsylvania Route 3028) at Quality Road on Lattimer Road.
"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
97Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Luzerne — Attilio "Rocky" Castellani — May 26, 1926 — August 31, 2008 — Marine - Pro Boxer - Legend —
On Bennett Street at Academy Street, on the left when traveling south on Bennett Street.
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
98Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Luzerne — Camp Luzerne — 143rd PA Volunteer Infantry — 1862 • 1865 —
On Main Street west of Tener Street, on the left when traveling west.
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
99Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Luzerne — War Memorial
On Bennett Street at Academy Street, on the left when traveling south on Bennett Street.
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
100Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, Luzerne — World War Memorial — 1914 • 1918
On Bennett Street at Academy Street, on the left when traveling south on Bennett Street.
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

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