“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Throop

Wide view of the Anthracite Mine Disaster Marker image, Touch for more information
By PaulwC3, August 4, 2013
Wide view of the Anthracite Mine Disaster Marker
1Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Throop — Anthracite Mine Disaster
On the morning of April 7, 1911, the nearby Pancoast mine here in Throop was the scene of a disastrous fire. Seventy-two miners died by suffocation, and a government rescue worker also was killed. This tragedy soon led to the enactment, on June 15, . . . — Map (db m67933) HM
2Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Throop — Blessed Sacrament Parish — Throop, Pennsylvania — Established December 31, 2009 —
. . . — Map (db m116934) HM
3Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Throop — Our Lady of Victory Shrine
In gratitude to the men & women of Blessed Sacrament Parish who faithfully served our country especially those who made the supreme sacrifice Ora Pro Eis St. Anthony of Padua Parish St. Bridget Parish St. John the Baptist . . . — Map (db m116941) WM
4Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Throop — Throop — Incorporated April 16, 1894
Named in honor of Dr. Benjamin Throop [List of Burgesses] John Sykes 1894 · Charles F. Beatty 1894 · 1896 Patrick Corr 1897 · 1899 John L. Evans 1900 · 1902 William Sonn 1903 · 1905 George Richardson 1906 · 1908 . . . — Map (db m116948) HM
5Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Throop — Veterans Memorial
In Memory of David B. Morrell and All Veterans Past - Present - Future [Armed Forces Service Emblems] — Map (db m135020) WM
6Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Throop — War Memorial — Sacrifice
In grateful tribute to the men and women of this community who served in World Wars That They Shall Not Have Died In Vain World War One Herbert Clark • Joseph M. Chorba • John A. Gombar Peter Telesha • Michael T. Gombar • George . . . — Map (db m116942) WM
7Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Throop — War Memorial Honor Roll — U.S.A.
In memory of our boys who gave their lives for freedom 1916 World War I 1918 Peter Telesha • Clemence Karchaskus George Phillips . . . — Map (db m116932) WM
8Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Throop — World Wars Memorial — Victory & Peace • God & Country
Erected in honor of the members of St. John's Parish who made the supreme sacrifice and who served in World Wars I and II — Map (db m116940) WM
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