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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Eckley, 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 (215) Carbon County, PA (73) Columbia County, PA (64) Lackawanna County, PA (287) Monroe County, PA (80) Schuylkill County, PA (54) Sullivan County, PA (37) Wyoming County, PA (27)  LuzerneCounty(215) Luzerne County (215)  CarbonCounty(73) Carbon County (73)  ColumbiaCounty(64) Columbia County (64)  LackawannaCounty(287) Lackawanna County (287)  MonroeCounty(80) Monroe County (80)  SchuylkillCounty(54) Schuylkill County (54)  SullivanCounty(37) Sullivan County (37)  WyomingCounty(27) Wyoming County (27)
Location of Eckley, Pennsylvania
    Luzerne County (215)
    Carbon County (73)
    Columbia County (64)
    Lackawanna County (287)
    Monroe County (80)
    Schuylkill County (54)
    Sullivan County (37)
    Wyoming County (27)
 
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1Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Eckley — Eckley Veterans Memorial
In memory to the men and women who served our country.Map (db m163546) WM
2Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Eckley — Land Use
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
3Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Eckley — Land Use Consequences
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
4Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Eckley — The Slate Picker's1854
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
5Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Eckley — Veterans Memorial Tree
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
 
 
 
Apr. 20, 2021