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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Carbondale, 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 (316) Luzerne County, PA (271) Monroe County, PA (90) Susquehanna County, PA (47) Wayne County, PA (86) Wyoming County, PA (27)  LackawannaCounty(316) Lackawanna County (316)  LuzerneCounty(271) Luzerne County (271)  MonroeCounty(90) Monroe County (90)  SusquehannaCounty(47) Susquehanna County (47)  WayneCounty(86) Wayne County (86)  WyomingCounty(27) Wyoming County (27)
Scranton is the county seat for Lackawanna County
Carbondale is in Lackawanna County
      Lackawanna County (316)  
ADJACENT TO LACKAWANNA COUNTY
      Luzerne County (271)  
      Monroe County (90)  
      Susquehanna County (47)  
      Wayne County (86)  
      Wyoming County (27)  
 
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1Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — America's First Underground Anthracite Mine
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
2Pennsylvania (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 m89268) HM
3Pennsylvania (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
4Pennsylvania (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 m89293) HM
5Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — Carbondale City Hall
A National Register Building, Erected 1892-1894-City of Carbondale Government Offices-Carbondale Historical Society-D&H Transportation MuseumMap (db m89296) HM
6Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — 1 — Carbondale City Hall / Memorial Park
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
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7Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — 227 — Carbondale City Hall and Courthouse
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m153012) HM
8Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — Church Street: Five of Carbondale’s many historic Churches
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
9Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — Col. Alvin D. Ungerleider
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
10Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — Delaware & Hudson Canal Company Office Building
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
11Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — Delaware & Hudson Passenger Station
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
12Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — General Jerome F. O’Malley
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
13Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — Global War on Terror Memorial of Remembrance9-11 • Operation Enduring Freedom — Operation Iraqi Freedom • Operation New Dawn —
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
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14Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — Gravity Park
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
15Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — Gravity Park and the Gravity Railroad Historic Site
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
16Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — Gravity Railroad
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
17Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — Gravity Railroad Monument
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
18Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — 5 — McCawley Park: Carbondale's UFO
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
19Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — Memorial Park
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
20Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — Patrolman William F. McAndrew
“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
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21Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — 2 — Site of the First Deep Underground Anthracite Mine in America
[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
22Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — The First Underground Anthracite Mine"The D&H"
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
23Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — War MemorialFor God And Country
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
 
 
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Sep. 30, 2022