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Nicholson, Pennsylvania Historical Markers

 
Galusha Grow Marker image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
Galusha Grow Marker
Pennsylvania (Wyoming County), Nicholson — Galusha Grow

Father of the Homestead Act, opening western lands to free settlement in 1862, Speaker of the House, 1861-63. Returned to Congress 1893-1903. Retired to his home, which stood on this site, until his death in 1907. — Map (db m89343) HM

Pennsylvania (Wyoming County), Nicholson — Tunkhannock Viaduct
This reinforced concrete structure was the largest of its kind ever built when it went into service in 1915 on the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad. The bridge, 2,375 feet long and rising 240 feet above Tunkhannock Creek, was the focal point . . . — Map (db m52940) HM
Pennsylvania (Wyoming County), Nicholson — Tunkhannock Viaduct AKA Nicholson Bridge National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark —

Tunkhannock Viaduct 1912 — Built — 1915 by The Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company

W. H. Truesdale — President G. J. Ray — Chief Engineer Flickwir & Bush — Contractors

Length 2375 . . . — Map (db m102847) HM

Pennsylvania (Wyoming County), Nicholson — World War II Memorial
. . . — Map (db m102855) WM

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