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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pittston, Pennsylvania
Location of Pittston, 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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The officers, members and friends of the Columbus League of Luzerne County, with appropriate ceremonies on October 12, 1969, dedicated this statue to all the Italian immigrants who ever lived and worked in the Greater Pittston community and who . . . — — Map (db m151742) HM|
|In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1938 that, in cases between citizens of different states, federal courts must apply state common law, not federal "general common law." Under Pennsylvania common law, Harry Tompkins of . . . — — Map (db m45901) HM|
[Key of Notable Pittstonians and Others]
1 Marcino, Angelo • 2 Watson, William-Pidge • 3 Swingle, W. Francis
4 Pribula, Leonard • 5 Infantino, Joseph - Joe I
6 Linnen, Francis - Bunny • 7 Clark, James • 8 Tomasetti, Nazareth A.
9 McGroaty, . . . — — Map (db m151963) HM|
|Erection begun 1722, by Connecticut proprietors. Forced to surrender to the British, July 4, 1778, and partially destroyed. Restored 1780, and used until after the end of the Revolutionary War. — — Map (db m10507) HM|
|This Stone marks the southern side of Pittston Fort here in June and July 1778, gathered four hundred fugitives for protection against British and Indian foes. Capt. Jeremiah Blanchard and Lieut. Timothy Keyes in commnd. Erected by Dial . . . — — Map (db m56394) HM|
In memory of the
and their descendants
who worshiped here
and learned to live the
Gospel message of love.
[St. John the Baptist Elementary School image]
1917 - 2004 . . . — — Map (db m151686) HM|
This monument erected in commemoration
of the American Bicentennial is dedicated
to the Coal Miner of Greater Pittston
in appreciation for his unselfish sacrifice
of labor beneath the earth for the promise
of a better future for . . . — — Map (db m151733) HM|
School of Nursing
Established 1903 — — Map (db m151738) HM|
Toni the Tomato Mule was born of the Miles for Mules public art project in 2002 paying tribute to mule drawn boats that transported anthracite coal through Pittston's canal system from 1834 to 1865.
Pittston Artist and Author Angie DeMuro painted . . . — — Map (db m151736) HM|
|On June 28, 1896, fifty-eight men were killed in a massive cave-in of rock and coal here, in the Newton Coal Company's Twin Shaft Colliery. An investigative commission, appointed by the Governor, reported on Sept. 25. Although its safety . . . — — Map (db m10470) HM|
Dedicated to the
memory of the
brave men and women
who fought so
courageously in all
our battles for freedom — — Map (db m153586) WM|
From the 1930s to the 1980s Pittston emerged as a national center for clothing manufacturing. Thousands of workers, mainly women, labored in many factories throughout the Greater Pittston area. Most were members of the International Ladies’ . . . — — Map (db m10469) HM|