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By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2017
Coal Miners Memorial
Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — Coal Miners Memorial Monument

A special tribute to the anthracite coal miners, to whom our nation and its people owe a debt of gratitude for their courage, strength, and bravery, which have enriched the lives of everyone.

This memorial is an eternal testament of our . . . — Map (db m105138) HM

Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — Concrete City
Notable for early use of International Style architectural concepts in creating “model” industrial housing. Located ¼ - mile north of here. The homes, built by the D L & W Railroad's Coal Division for forty Truesdale Colliery employees, . . . — Map (db m68698) HM
Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — Nanticoke

Named for Nanticoke Indians from Maryland, who settled here about 1750. Adopted in 1753 by the Six Nations, they settled at Chenango, near Birmhampton, N,.Y., to guard the "Southern Door" of the Confederacy. — Map (db m105124) HM

Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — Pete Gray Wyshner(1915-2002)
The only one-armed man to play major league baseball. Born and resided in Nanticoke’s Hanover section. As a child, he lost his right arm in an accident. Named Most Valuable Player of the Southern Assn. while playing for the Memphis Chicks in 1944. . . . — Map (db m68720) HM
Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — Veterans Memorial
. . . — Map (db m105136) WM
Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — Vietnam War Memorial

In Honor of All Who Served

Dedicated to Stanley B. Hojnowski • Leonard Skoniecki Jr. Walter M. Novak • Thomas Zaremba

who gave their lives defending freedom

[Dedicated] Nov. 1989 — Map (db m105125) WM

Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — War Memorial

In Memoriam

World War I

World War II Louis J. Bieda • Benjamin Blaskowski Leonard Blaskowski • Michael K. Buczkowski Leonard S. Chesko • John A. Gerasymowicz Leon Gonshor • Roman Kroszkiewicz Alfred Labenski M.D. • Narcis . . . — Map (db m105108) WM

Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — War Memorial

Dedicated to the men and women of The Community of Nanticoke who devotedly served their country in American wars — Map (db m105134) WM


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