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Archbald, Pennsylvania Historical Markers

 
Discovery of the Pothole Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., April 2, 2018
Discovery of the Pothole Marker
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Archbald — Discovery of the Pothole Discovery & Preservation

"The miner fired a blast, and when the outpouring of stones and water from the hole came rushing through, the miners...called out a cry of alarm and ran from the mine..." Edward S. Jones, Mine Manager

They thought the earth had . . . — Map (db m115883) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Archbald — Lackawanna Heritage Valley Area Attractions

Coal from the Lackawanna Valley fueled America's Industrial Revolution. Millions of tons of domestic anthracite came from mines like those that ran under this park.

Today, nature's gift of anthracite and the dynamic story of the Industrial . . . — Map (db m115890) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Archbald — Lackawanna River Foot-Bridge

This plaque is in commemoration of the foot-bridge that connected the downtown Main Street business area with Salem Street and St. Thomas Church. The foot-bridge crossed the Lackawanna River and was located between the Gilmartin Street Bridge . . . — Map (db m101608) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Archbald — The Geology of the Pothole

"It is a fine case of a well-known phenomenon called a glacial pothole." Geologist J.C. Branner, 1884

Formation About 20,000 years ago, a powerful, whirling mixture of frigid glacial water, sand and stones wore away solid . . . — Map (db m115887) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Archbald — Veterans Memorial Bridge

In memory of the men and women of Archbald Borough who served in our nation's Armed Forces

Dedicated November 11, 2007 — Map (db m101606) WM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Archbald — War Memorial

In grateful tribute to the brave men and women of Archbald who served their country in the Armed Forces

World War I [Roll of Honored Dead]

John Butero F. Barcowski Frank Barcosky C. Barnosky Francis Coughlin N. . . . — Map (db m105609) WM


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