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By Craig Swain, July 25, 2008
1865 Inspection Pit Marker
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — 1865 Inspection Pit
Steamtown's historic roundhouse complex consists of the above - and below - ground remains of a series of roundhouses and turntables built by the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad between 1865 and 1937. In advance of the new exhibit . . . — Map (db m19837) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — 1902 Anthracite Coal Strike
In May 1902, 150,000 mineworkers struck for six months for union recognition, higher wages, shorter hours, and other demands. The Anthracite Coal Strike Commission, set up by President Theodore Roosevelt, held hearings at the Lackawanna County . . . — Map (db m67827) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — 1902 Roundhouse Office
Across the tracks, adjacent to the back of the new exhibit building, is the historic 1902 roundhouse office - headquarters of the roundhouse foreman. Built in 1902, the roundhouse office is one of the oldest surviving buildings in the Delaware, . . . — Map (db m19899) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — 1902 Roundhouse Section
The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad built its second roundhouse in this location in 1902. When first constructed, this building was part of a forty-six-stall roundhouse. After an extensive modernization program in 1937, only the three . . . — Map (db m19893) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — 1902/1937 Inspection Pit
Stalls inside the 1902/1937 roundhouse had below-grade work pits. These shallow brick and concrete-lined pits ran down the center of each stall and extended from the front to the rear walls of the roundhouse. Upon a locomotive's arrival at the . . . — Map (db m19835) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — 1902/1937 Roundhouse
The roundhouse was and is the heart of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western (DL&W) yards. Here, mechanics perform daily maintenance on steam locomotives - routine inspections, light repairs, and boiler washes. Hissing steam, pounding hammers, and the . . . — Map (db m19833) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — A Tribute to Anthracite Coal Miners

This monument is dedicated to the thousands of anthracite coal miners whose labor under inhuman working conditions served as an inspiration to people of the United States and to the world. The heroic contribution of the miners is unparalleled . . . — Map (db m105655) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Avondale Mine Disaster

Here in the Washburn Cemetery lie the remains of 61 of the 110 victims of the September 6, 1869, Avondale Mine disaster in Plymouth Township, Luzerne County. The miners, most of whom were of Welsh descent, were interred on September 9, . . . — Map (db m99116) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Bullard Company #2
This oil-burning steam engine was designed to be operated by a single engineer-fireman and was among the smallest standard-gauge locomotives ever built. Locomotive #2 operated up and down the railroad sidings and loading tracks outside the Bullard . . . — Map (db m19907) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Canadian National Railways #47
In 1914, the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada purchased six 4-6-4T locomotives from the Montreal Locomotive Works, a division of the American Locomotive Company. This Baltic tank locomotive carried coal and water in a coal bin and water tank built into . . . — Map (db m19903) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Capoose
On the nearby flat was located an Indian village under the chief, Capoose. It was settled by Munsee following their removal from the upper Delaware valley after 1743. — Map (db m46463) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Casting Iron
The blast furnace was the heart of any iron-making establishment. Lined with heat-resistant brick, known as refractory, the stack was filled from the top with alternating layers of iron ore, anthracite and limestone. As the raw materials worked . . . — Map (db m10574) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — City of Scranton
Scranton grew from a village into a city through the success of the ironworks, coal mines, and railroads. The Scrantons built a company store and hotel to attract potential workers and customers to the city. More businesses followed. The city's . . . — Map (db m10552) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Claremont & Concord Snow Plow #60
Coupled in front of the locomotive, this type of wedge-shaped plow simply pushed snow to the side. Because of their reliance on a locomotive's momentum, plows were often operated at high speeds - a practice fraught with danger. Nonetheless, snow . . . — Map (db m19908) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — CNJ #5 Steam DerrickIdler Gondola #9208
This steam-powered wrecking crane was part of a small fleet of cars designed solely to maintain the railway - to remove wrecks and to lay, replace, and resurface the track. The Central Railroad of New Jersey #5 steam derrick was built in 1918 and . . . — Map (db m19840) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Coal Miners’ and Laborers’ Strike
A riot occurred here on August 1, 1877, in which armed citizens fired upon strikers, killing four. Many were injured, including Scranton’s mayor. As in numerous US cities, this labor unrest was a result of the US depression of 1873 and a nationwide . . . — Map (db m67774) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Colliery Locomotive, 1919

This impressive steam locomotive was used at the Powderly Colliery during the golden era of the anthracite coal industry. Weighing 24 tons, the locomotive was manufactured in 1919 by Vulcan Iron Works in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania for the . . . — Map (db m105650) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Shops
In 1907 William Truesdale, president of the DL&W, hired architect Frank J. Niles of New Jersey to replace the original locomotive shops. Niles designed four new structures: A five story pattern shop, a foundry, a blacksmith shop, and a locomotive . . . — Map (db m10593) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — DL&W Coal Hoppers
Hopper cars like these carried the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad's heaviest and most profitable freight - anthracite coal. With increases in coal production came the need to increase hauling capacity. In the decades before 1900, the DL&W . . . — Map (db m19910) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — E.J. Lavino & Company #3
The American Locomotive Company built this 0-6-0T saddle tank industrial switch locomotive in 1927. E.J. Lavino and Company put the #3 to work at its Sheridan, Pennsylvania, yards. E.J. Lavino and Company operated a ferro-manganese blast furnace in . . . — Map (db m19817) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — First Electric Cars
The first street car system in the U.S. built entirely for operation by electric power was at Scranton. It began operation on Nov. 30, 1886. The initial run was between central Scranton and Green Ridge section. — Map (db m67819) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — First Rite Aid Corporation Drugstore

This plaque commemorates the opening of the first Rite Aid Corporation drugstore on September 12, 1962 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Alexander Grass, founder of the Company which now has grown to over 1,300 drugstores, is a native of . . . — Map (db m101507) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — General Casimir Pulaski1748 • 1779

American Revolutionary war hero, who distinguished himself on General George Washington's staff in the Battle of Brandywine, commissioned Brigadier General. Fought at Germantown and other battles in the winter of 1777-78 for American . . . — Map (db m101500) HM WM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — General Thaddeus KosciuszkoBorn Feb. 4, 1746 • Died Oct. 15, 1817

American Revolutionary War Hero. Lover of Freedom. Son of Poland. The first foreign officer to come to the aid of the American cause. Recruited by the Continental Congress for his military brilliance and engineering skill to fight for American . . . — Map (db m100698) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — George H. Catlin Memorial HouseThe Lackawanna Historical Society

The Lackawanna Historical Society was founded in 1886, eight years after Lackawanna County was incorporated. In early years the organization was known as the Lackawanna Institute of History and Science. Its collections were kept in the . . . — Map (db m99998) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Grand Trunk Western #6039
In 1925, the Grand Trunk Western Railway purchased five 4-8-2 Mountain locomotives, numbered 6037 through 6041, from the Baldwin Locomotive Works. These coal-burning locomotives had cylinder-shaped Vanderbilt tenders and enclosed all-weather cabs. . . . — Map (db m19900) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Houlihan - McLean CenterImmanuel Baptist Church

Through the generous remembrance of a member of the Board of Trustees and the Class of 1973, Gerard P. Joyce, his wife, Linda, and his family, this historic place, formerly the Immanuel Baptist Church, is gratefully dedicated to Professors . . . — Map (db m101600) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Illinois Central #790
This 2-8-0 Consolidation was built in 1903 by the American Locomotive Company and sold to the Illinois Central Railroad in 1904. For many years, this engine saw hard service on the Illinois Central, hauling freight trains through Tennessee. In . . . — Map (db m19897) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — In Remembrance of the Holocaust1933 • 1945 — "Lest We Forget"

[Title is text] — Map (db m103081) WM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — John Mitchell1870 - 1919 — Champion of Labor • Defender of Human Rights

So far as discontent is expressed in constructive movements for human betterment it is healthy and to be encouraged

I wish to see the interests and ideals of Labor and Capital fairly reconciled not by surrender but by mutual . . . — Map (db m101502) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Lackawanna County
Formed August 13, 1878 from Luzerne County, it was Pennsylvania's 67th and last county created. The name is an Indian word meaning "stream that forks." Scranton, the county seat, was made a city, 1866. It became the anthracite coal mining capital of . . . — Map (db m31950) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Lackawanna Iron
Iron was forged in Slocum Hollow by 1797. Nearby are remains of Lackawanna Iron Co. works begun 1840 by Scranton and associates. Iron rails for the Erie R.R. were made here, 1847. Steel-making begun in 1875. Closed in 1902. — Map (db m10531) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Long Island Railroad #193 Rotary Snow Plow
This rotary snow plow (built in 1898) worked the Long Island Railroad for sixty-nine years, until its retirement in 1967. The Long Island #193 was a Canadian-invented plow designed to reduce the cost of snow removal. Much like a modern snowblower, . . . — Map (db m19909) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Making Steel
In 1875, the Lackawanna Iron & Coal Company installed Bessemer Converters in order to convert their pig iron into steel. The steel works was located across Cedar Avenue where the General Dynamics plant now stands. The Bessemer process involved . . . — Map (db m10537) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Masonic Temple and Scottish Rite Cathedral

This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m104176) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Medal of HonorPatrick DeLacy and John C. Delaney
Center panel Medal of Honor first issued during the Civil War just over 1500 such medals were issued in that war. Recipients included these two soldiers from Lackawanna County. “That pain may cease, he yields his flesh to pain” . . . — Map (db m89206) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Medal of HonorGino J. Merli and Joseph R. Sarnoski
Center panel Medal of Honor, the highest decoration for gallantry in action while serving in the United States Armed Forces. This medal was awarded to these two recipients from Lackawanna County for action during World War . . . — Map (db m89207) WM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Mellon Bank BuildingBuilt 1890 • Restored 1979

On the National Register of Historic Places — Map (db m101508) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Munsee Indian Village
This stone marks the site of a former Indian village, occupied after 1743 by a band of Munsee, under Chief Capoose. About 150 feet east of this spot stood a famous apple tree, under which the Indians held their councils. This tree was designated as . . . — Map (db m67829) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — New Haven Trap Rock Company #43
The Vulcan Iron Works built engine #43, an industrial saddle tank 0-4-0T switcher, in 1919. The engine was purchased by C.W. Blakeslee and Sons out of New Haven, Connecticut, for work at their New Haven Trap Rock Company quarry. At the quarry, . . . — Map (db m19806) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Ninth Ward World War II Honor RollScranton Pa. — 1941 - 1945

Killed in Action

Raymond J. Armbruster • Oliver Brown John Edmund Burns • Edward Collins Manuel O. Golnick • Gilbert W. Harper Leon Kaplan • Henry I. Levy John E. McCormick • Richard Ortlieb Jerome Piven • Thomas F. Rawson . . . — Map (db m105065) WM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Norwood & St. Lawrence #210

American Locomotive Company's Cooke Works built #210 in 1923 for the Norwood & St. Lawrence Railroad. Throughout its active career, #210 pulled mixed trains (freight cars with baggage and passenger cars on the rear) across northern New York . . . — Map (db m105796) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Oil House
During the steam era, railroads across the United States constructed oil houses to safely store the flammable oils and greases used in railroad operations and maintenance. The DL&W built this reinforced concrete and steel oil house in 1912 in . . . — Map (db m19780) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Oil HouseSteamtown National Historic Site
To run smoothly, machinery requires lubrication—and the steam locomotive was no exception. Before a locomotive could leave the yard, dozens of its moving parts had to be greased and its oil cups filled to the brim. While the fireman tended the . . . — Map (db m89258) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Oil House Foundation
The brick border on the plaza area in front of you marks the location of the underground foundation and cellar of an oil house built about 1870. This oil house is the earliest known oil storage and distribution facility at the Delaware, Lackawanna . . . — Map (db m19777) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Pearl Harbor Memorial

Honoring those Lackawanna County Citizens who served at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, "The Day of Infamy."

Dedicated on the 75th anniversary, Dec. 7, 2016

Joseph Skovira • John Aloysious Alicki Michael Burke • Frank Deluccie . . . — Map (db m100402) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Pennsylvania Boxcars
Boxcars were the backbone of the railroads' non-bulk freight business. During a journey, a freight car was often coupled and uncoupled to several different trains. As a result, one company's freight cars might be found on a dozen different lines. . . . — Map (db m19819) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Piazza dell' Arte

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. Pablo Picasso

Lackawanna County recognizes that arts and culture contribute greatly to the vitality of a community. The Piazza dell' Arte proudly salutes the . . . — Map (db m101530) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Rahway Valley #15
Baldwin Locomotive Works delivered this engine, a 2-8-0 Consolidation-type locomotive, to the Oneida & Western Railroad in 1916. In 1937, after twenty-one years of grueling Tennessee mountain service, the Oneida & Western Railroad sold it to the . . . — Map (db m19902) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Reading #2124
Originally built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works during the mid 1920s as a 2-8-0, the Reading Company rebuilt #2124 among thirty other engines, as a 4-8-4 Northern in January 1947. Reading Northerns were heavy-duty freight locomotives assigned most . . . — Map (db m19901) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Rev. Jacob M. Koehler(1860-1932)
Founder in 1882 of the institute that became the Scranton State School for the Deaf. An ordained minister who was deaf, he was concerned for this state's uneducated deaf children and was a leading advocate of compulsory education of the deaf. . . . — Map (db m67847) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Rev. William Bishop
Baptist clergyman and first ordained minister in Scranton, built a combined log church and house near here in 1795. There he preached and held services. He was born in England, 1749, and died in Scott Township in 1816. — Map (db m46428) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Right Reverend William O'Hara, D.D.In Memory Of

First Bishop of Scranton. Born in Ireland April 14, 1816. Ordained Priest in Rome Dec. 21, 1842. Consecrated Bishop in Philadelphia July 12, 1868. Died in Scranton, Feb. 3, 1899. His body awaits the Resurrection in the crypt of . . . — Map (db m99112) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Robert Patrick Casey(1932-2000)
Pennsylvania public official and lifelong Scranton resident, Casey served as State Senator, 1962-66; First Vice President of Pa. Constitutional Convention, 1967-68; Auditor General, 1969-77; and Governor, 1987-95. As governor he pioneered the . . . — Map (db m67902) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Rolling and Puddling
The Scrantons initially intended to make and market pig iron alone. However, they soon decided to produce a smaller, finished product. In 1844, nail-making machinery was installed and a puddling mill constructed approximately one thousand yards . . . — Map (db m10575) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Scranton
Ebenezer Slocum built his built his first house, and made the first iron here prior to 1800. Its founding, naming, and growth as a city were due to George W. Scranton and associates. Leader in iron and steel for 60 years after its founding, 1840. — Map (db m67717) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Scranton - The Electric City

As early as 1910, there was an electric sign atop this building that could be seen after dark from many vantage points throughout the City of Scranton. In early photos it reads "Watch Scranton Grow". Later the message was changed to "Scranton - . . . — Map (db m101477) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Scranton Central High School

"This building was the site of Scranton Central High School from 1896 to 1991" — Map (db m104175) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Scranton Iron Furnaces
(Left Panel): Scranton was founded as an ironmaking community. In the late 1830's, the natural resources of the Lackawanna Valley attracted William Henry, the Scrantons, the Platts, and their associates. Nearby they found coal, waterpower, . . . — Map (db m10535) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Scranton Preparatory School Seal

This stone rendition of the seal of Scranton Preparatory School was positioned above the main entrance of the original school building at Wyoming Avenue and Mulberry Street.

When Prep moved to its present location in 1963, this seal was . . . — Map (db m105793) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Scranton's Iron Furnace
Beginnings In August of 1840 William Henry, Seldon and George Scranton, and Stanford Grant noted abundant outcroppings of coal and iron ore while prospecting in the Nay Aug Ravine. The wealth of raw material prompted them to purchase 503 acres . . . — Map (db m10603) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Settlement
In the 1830's, the Lackawanna Valley was largely wilderness. Here at Slocum Hollow there were five dwellings, a saw and grist mill, a school, a cooper's shop, and a hotel. To house the ironworkers and their families, the Lackawanna Iron and Coal . . . — Map (db m10551) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — SteamtownNational Historic Site
Working on the railroad was rarely romantic or glamorous. Mostly it was hard work—grimy, noisy, greasy, and occasionally dangerous. Today, mechanics still labor to repair and maintain steam locomotives and rolling stock at this site, with . . . — Map (db m89256) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Steamtown National Historic Site
(1) Locomotive Erecting Shop (1909) - where heavy maintenance was done on locomotives. More than 70 locomotives were built here. The facility included a foundry, blacksmith shop, machine shop, and a laboratory. (2) Office and Storage Building . . . — Map (db m19905) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Supplying the Blast
By 1850, the application of steam power to the manufacture of goods was well established. Not only did the steam engine produce sufficient amounts of relatively stable power, but it freed industry from location along waterways. Two double connected . . . — Map (db m10571) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Tank Car
More than a century ago, railroads developed special cars to carry liquids - usually crude oil and petroleum products - without separate containers or packaging. Since many liquids required special linings, most tank cars were owned by individual . . . — Map (db m19778) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Terence V. Powderly
Noted labor leader. Born Jan 22, 1849, in Carbondale. Grand Master Workman of the Knights of Labor, 1879-93. Scranton’s Mayor, 1878-84. Later Federal immigration official. Died in 1924. His home was near here. — Map (db m46429) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — The “Pioneer”
This gravity railroad car, used on the Pennsylvania Coal Company Railroad, was presented by the company to the City of Scranton, Sept. 3, 1909. The car was used on the line from Hawley to Pittston from 1850 to 1884. — Map (db m32166) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — The Bivouac of the Dead

The muffled drum's sad roll has beat the soldier's last tattoo; No more on life's parade shall meet that brave and fallen few. On fame's eternal camping-ground their silent tents are spread, and glory guards with solemn round, the . . . — Map (db m99113) WM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — The Blast Furnaces
These four stone stacks, built between 1841 and 1854, are the remnants of the Lackawanna Iron and Coal Company blast furnaces. The area in front was the casting floor. The molten iron was run into sand channels formed in the floor which served as . . . — Map (db m10592) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company
1851 - 1951 Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company Here in Scranton, Pennsylvania was conceived and brought to successful completion the first segment of what is now the Delaware, Lackawanna, . . . — Map (db m10606) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — The Lackawanna Valley
The Lackawanna Valley seemed to have all the advantages for an ironworks - raw materials, waterpower, and topography. "This is a marvelous place. Only two years ago it was a wilderness... But the eye of speculation and improvement was on it, and a . . . — Map (db m10550) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — The Loading and Supply Dock

Supplies for the mine are stored at the loading dock and brought into the mine when needed in empty coal cars.

1. A thrower for switching the tracks, and spare track 2. Compressed air hoses 3. Chain for a Coal Conveyer or Miner's Jalopy . . . — Map (db m105664) HM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — The Tripp House
Isaac Tripp, Scranton’s first settler, built a house here in 1771. His son, Isaac II, began the present building – the oldest in Lackawanna County – about 1778. Both men represented this region in Connecticut’s Assembly. Isaac III . . . — Map (db m46462) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Turntable
The hub of the roadhouse complex was the turntable. From here, tracks radiated like spokes into each roundhouse stall. Engines returning to the roundhouse for maintenance rolled through a narrow two-track passage onto the turntable. An operator . . . — Map (db m19781) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Union Pacific #4012
Locomotive #4012 is a 4-8-8-4 Big Boy. The Big Boys were the longest and among the largest and most powerful steam locomotives in the world. Even with their great size, the Big Boys were capable of reaching speeds in excess of eighty miles per . . . — Map (db m19898) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Veterans Memorial

Dedicated to all veterans who served their country — Map (db m99114) WM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — Vietnam War Memorial

In memory of all Lackawanna County military personnel who made the supreme sacrifice while serving in the Vietnam War.

Gerard Coyle • Frederick Krupa Thomas Francis Heffernan • Thomas William Malloy Theodore Mostowski • Anthony . . . — Map (db m100409) WM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — William W. Scranton(1917 - 2013)

Governor of Pennsylvania (1963-67). His term emphasized industrial revitalization, highway construction, welfare and educational reforms, and natural resource conservation. A Scranton native, he was a WWII pilot, UN ambassador, US Congressman, . . . — Map (db m99994) HM


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