“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

West Pittston, Pennsylvania Historical Markers

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By Craig Swain, July 25, 2008
Jenkins Fort Markers
Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), West Pittston — Jenkins Fort
This stone marks the site of "Jenkins Fort" One of the Revolutionary defenses of Wyoming against the invasion of the British, Indians, and Tories. Constructed - 1776 - Burned - 1778. Erected by Dial Rock Chapter Daughters of the American . . . — Map (db m10513) HM
Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), West Pittston — Jenkins' Fort
Stockaded home of John Jenkins. Built by Connecticut settlers, 1776. Surrendered to the British under Maj. John Butler, July 1, 1778, and was burned. — Map (db m10512) HM
Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), West Pittston — Veterans Memorial

Dedicated to all who have served this community and their country — Map (db m124154) WM

Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), West Pittston — World War Memorial

Erected by the Borough of West Pittston in honor of her dead Soldiers Sailors and Marines — Map (db m124156) HM

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