On College Avenue at Edwards Lane on College Avenue.
The famed baseball pitcher was born in Factoryville. Attended Keystone Academy, 1895-98; Bucknell University, 1898-1901. He was with the New York Giants, 1900-26, and Cincinnati Reds, 1916-18; pitched 373 winning games, achieving a National League . . . — — Map (db m89330) HM
On College Avenue at Maple Street, on the right when traveling north on College Avenue.
[Marker panels, from left to right, read]
The greatest pitcher of the 1st Quarter of the 1900's was raised in Factoryville and graduated from Keystone [Academy, now College]. His reputation as a gentleman rivaled his fame as a pitcher.
He joined . . . — — Map (db m102839) HM
On Pennsylvania Route 92 at Woodside Drive, on the left when traveling north on State Route 92.
To aid the citizens of Exeter Township in their recovery from
the June 1972 "Agnes Flood Disaster"
- Executed by -
the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Wyoming
[officers not transcribed]
- In cooperation with -
Wyoming County . . . — — Map (db m100940) HM
Near Main Street at Maple Street, on the right when traveling east.
In honor and
in memory of all
from the Laceyville
area who served
in the Armed Forces
Flagpole in memory of
for his dedicated service
to the Laceyville . . . — — Map (db m109606) WM
On Main Street (U.S. 6) at Bridge Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
remembers those who
died for their country
so nobly and gallantly
World War II
Lt.(JG) John Henry Fassett USNR
1st. Lt. Walter Joseph Fassett AAF
2nd. Lt. Martin Harrison Cortright USA
S/Sgt. Jerry Edwin Teetsel . . . — — Map (db m109857) WM
Father of the Homestead Act, opening western lands to free settlement in 1862, Speaker of the House, 1861-63. Returned to Congress 1893-1903. Retired to his home, which stood on this site, until his death in 1907. — — Map (db m89343) HM
On Lackawanna Trail (U.S. 11), on the left when traveling north.
This reinforced concrete structure was the largest of its kind ever built when it went into service in 1915 on the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad. The bridge, 2,375 feet long and rising 240 feet above Tunkhannock Creek, was the focal point . . . — — Map (db m52940) HM
On State Street (Pennsylvania Route 92) 0.2 miles east of Lackawanna Trail (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling east.
1912 — Built — 1915
The Delaware, Lackawanna and Western
W. H. Truesdale — President
G. J. Ray — Chief Engineer
Flickwir & Bush — Contractors
Length 2375 feet • . . . — — Map (db m102847) HM
On Bridge Street (Pennsylvania Route 29) at Tioga Street (Business U.S. 6), on the left when traveling south on Bridge Street.
Tunkhannock is a historic, friendly Pennsylvania Route 6 Heritage Community, a gateway to the Endless Mountains. Iroquois canoes, pioneers' rafts, canal boats and trains have all passed by this place, where Tunkhannock Creek—the "small . . . — — Map (db m128232) HM
On West Tioga Street, on the left when traveling west.
Gen. John Sullivan’s army on Aug. 3, 1779 camped by the river. Third camp from Fort Wyoming. Part of the Clinton-Sullivan campaign ending in the rout of the Six Nations Iroquois. The Tory-Indian menace on the frontier was eliminated. — — Map (db m46560) HM
On Washington Street at Putnam Street, on the right when traveling east on Washington Street.
Dedicated on November 7, 2009
to all past, present, and future men and women
of the United States Armed Forces who stand
strong for our freedom. We thank you.
The Freedom Tree Project sponsored by
donations to the Tunkhannock Tree . . . — — Map (db m128231) WM
On Grand Army of the Republic Hwy (US 6) at Bridge Street on Grand Army of the Republic Hwy (US 6).
The name of a Delaware Indian village located at the mouth of the creek in the mid-18th century. Visited by Cammerhof in 1749. Hays and Tatemy found it deserted in 1758. The name means "small stream." — — Map (db m90605) HM
On Pennsylvania Ave at Maple Ave. on Pennsylvania Ave.
Winner of five medals in track & field, 1900 Olympic Games in Paris (two gold, two silver, one bronze). Co-holder, world record, 100 - meter dash, 1900. Member, National Track & Field Hall of Fame and Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. At the . . . — — Map (db m90584) HM
On Warren Street at Church Street, on the left when traveling north on Warren Street.
Formed on April 4, 1842 out of Luzerne County. The name, honoring the Wyoming Valley, is derived from and Indian word meaning “extensive meadows.” County seat of Tunkhannock was settled 1790; incorporated 1841. Sullivan’s March passed . . . — — Map (db m46557) HM