“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pittston, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> 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 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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1Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Christopher Columbus
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
2Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins
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
3Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Inspiration MuralArtist: Michael Pilato & Yuri Karabash — YEAR: 2015
[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
4Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Pittston Fort
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
5Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Pittston Fort
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
6Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — St. John the Baptist Church1892 - 2008 — S Panom Bohom —
In memory of the Slovak immigrants 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
7Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — The Greater Pittston Coal MinerWe Owe Him Much
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
8Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Tinsley HallNurses Residence
Pittston Hospital School of Nursing Established 1903Map (db m151738) HM
9Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Toni the Tomato Mule
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
10Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Twin Shaft Disaster
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
11Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the brave men and women of Greater Pittston who fought so courageously in all our battles for freedomMap (db m153586) WM
12Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Pittston — Workers in Greater Pittston's Garment Industry
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
Apr. 18, 2021