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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Eckley, Pennsylvania
Location of Eckley, Pennsylvania
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| In memory to the men and women who served our country. — — Map (db m163546) WM|
|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|
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|
|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|
|The tree of liberty must be
refreshed from time to time with
the blood of patriots and tyrants
All United States Armed Forges
Eckley Miners' Village
July 2011 — — Map (db m163542) WM|