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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Kingston, 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 (250) Carbon County, PA (75) Columbia County, PA (64) Lackawanna County, PA (313) Monroe County, PA (90) Schuylkill County, PA (70) Sullivan County, PA (37) Wyoming County, PA (27)  LuzerneCounty(250) Luzerne County (250)  CarbonCounty(75) Carbon County (75)  ColumbiaCounty(64) Columbia County (64)  LackawannaCounty(313) Lackawanna County (313)  MonroeCounty(90) Monroe County (90)  SchuylkillCounty(70) Schuylkill County (70)  SullivanCounty(37) Sullivan County (37)  WyomingCounty(27) Wyoming County (27)
Wilkes-Barre is the county seat for Luzerne County
Kingston is in Luzerne County
      Luzerne County (250)  
ADJACENT TO LUZERNE COUNTY
      Carbon County (75)  
      Columbia County (64)  
      Lackawanna County (313)  
      Monroe County (90)  
      Schuylkill County (70)  
      Sullivan County (37)  
      Wyoming County (27)  
 
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1Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — The Korean Garden
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
2Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — 109th Field Artillery Battalion Memorial
(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
3Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — A Formal Promenade Across the River — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"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
4Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Agnes Flood High Water Mark — June 24, 1972
[title is text]Map (db m105268) HM
5Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Anning Owen — 1751 - 1814 — "The Apostle of Methodism in Wyoming Valley" —
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
6Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Bridging Two Cities — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"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
7Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Henry M. Hoyt
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
8Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Intercultural Understanding and Cooperation Fund — In Remembrance
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
9Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Philip Jaisohn, M.D. — Dr. Suh, Jai-Pil • 서재필 — 1864-1951 —
Father of the Reform Movement bringing independence and democracy to modern Korea Class of 1889Map (db m188693) HM
10Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Shafer House
Given to [Wyoming] Seminary in 1997 by Nancy & Edward A. Shafer Class of 1936Map (db m188694) HM
11Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — The Kirby Common
In honor of Marian Sutherland Kirby and Allan P. Kirby who met on this campus in 1913Map (db m188687) HM
12Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Trailing Along — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"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
13Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Trailing Along — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"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
14Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Trailing Along — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"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
15Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — War Memorial
"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
16Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — War Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women who served in all wars [Dedicated] Oct. 8, 1989Map (db m105274) WM
17Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — War Memorial — Kingston, Pennsylvania
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
18Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Welcome to the Anthracite Heritage Walk
"[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
19Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — What on Earth is a Levee? — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"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
20Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — What on Earth is a Levee? — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"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
21Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — What on Earth is a Levee? — Wyoming Valley Levee System
"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
22Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Kingston — Wyoming Seminary — (Swetland, Fleck, and Darte Halls)
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m188695) HM
 
 
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May. 25, 2022