List of Pennsylvania State Historical Markers in Lackawanna County
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List of Pennsylvania State Historical Markers in Lackawanna County
Location of Lackawanna County in Pennsylvania

This is a list of the Pennsylvania state historical markers in Lackawanna County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). The locations of the historical markers, as well as the latitude and longitude coordinates as provided by the PHMC's database, are included below when available. There are 32 historical markers located in Lackawanna County.[1]

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Historical markers

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Pioneer, The TransparentPlaceholder.png July 15, 1948 Nay Aug Park at railroad car (on "road" across from Vine St., near Arthur Ave., behind Everhart Mus.), Scranton
41°24?03?N 75°38?37?W / 41.40078°N 75.6435°W / 41.40078; -75.6435 (Pioneer, The)
Roadside Railroads, Transportation
1902 Anthracite Coal Strike TransparentPlaceholder.png October 25, 2002 Courthouse Square, Scranton
Roadside Coal, Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor
Anthracite Mine Disaster TransparentPlaceholder.png October 23, 1994 In front of Throop Borough Bldg., Charles St. & Sanderson Ave., Throop
41°26?46?N 75°37?13?W / 41.44598°N 75.62039°W / 41.44598; -75.62039 (Anthracite Mine Disaster)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor
Capoose TransparentPlaceholder.png December 2, 1947 1030 Providence Rd., at Diamond St., West Scranton
41°25?32?N 75°39?59?W / 41.42548°N 75.66625°W / 41.42548; -75.66625 (Capoose)
Roadside Early Settlement, Native American
Carbondale TransparentPlaceholder.png June 19, 1947 60 S Main St. (Bus. 6), at Housing Authority, Carbondale
41°34?11?N 75°30?12?W / 41.56963°N 75.50335°W / 41.56963; -75.50335 (Carbondale)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Coal
Carbondale TransparentPlaceholder.png June 19, 1947 #5 6th Ave., at City Hall (6th Ave. side), Carbondale
41°34?20?N 75°30?11?W / 41.57225°N 75.50316°W / 41.57225; -75.50316 (Carbondale)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Coal
Carbondale TransparentPlaceholder.png November 12, 1947 208 Fallbrook St. (PA 106), next to guard rail, N end of Carbondale
41°34?59?N 75°30?46?W / 41.58317°N 75.51279°W / 41.58317; -75.51279 (Carbondale)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Coal
Coal Miners' and Laborers' Strike TransparentPlaceholder.png August 3, 2008 SW corner of Lackawanna & Washington Aves., downtown Scranton
City Coal, Government & Politics 19th Century, Labor
Elder Miller TransparentPlaceholder.png September 14, 1948 1214 N Abington Rd. (PA 407), at PA 632, Waverly
41°31?41?N 75°42?18?W / 41.52798°N 75.7051°W / 41.52798; -75.7051 (Elder Miller)
Roadside Early Settlement, Education, Religion
First Aid Pioneer TransparentPlaceholder.png November 8, 1947 Bus. US 6 & PA 107, near bridge next to guardrail, Jermyn
41°32?03?N 75°33?07?W / 41.53406°N 75.55189°W / 41.53406; -75.55189 (First Aid Pioneer)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Medicine & Science, Professions & Vocations
First Electric Cars TransparentPlaceholder.png September 15, 1948 235 Adams Ave. at Spruce St. (Courthouse Square), Scranton
41°24?27?N 75°39?43?W / 41.40754°N 75.66196°W / 41.40754; -75.66196 (First Electric Cars)
Roadside Business & Industry, Electricity, Railroads
Gravity Railroad TransparentPlaceholder.png January 3, 1999 97 N Main St. (Rt. 6), at entrance to Gravity Park, Carbondale
41°34?32?N 75°29?55?W / 41.57549°N 75.49854°W / 41.57549; -75.49854 (Gravity Railroad)
Roadside Coal, Railroads, Transportation
Hickory Grove Cemetery TransparentPlaceholder.png May 3, 2003 273 Miller Rd., just south of Carbondale Road (Rt. 632), Waverly
41°31?32?N 75°41?34?W / 41.52546°N 75.69275°W / 41.52546; -75.69275 (Hickory Grove Cemetery)
Roadside African American, Underground Railroad
Jay Gould TransparentPlaceholder.png June 18, 1947 Bear Lake Rd. (SR 2016), just N of River Rd., Thornhurst
41°10?44?N 75°34?51?W / 41.17881°N 75.58084°W / 41.17881; -75.58084 (Jay Gould)
Roadside Business & Industry, Professions & Vocations, Railroads
Jay Gould TransparentPlaceholder.png June 19, 1947 River & Locust Ridge (Hwy. 2015) Rds., just S of Thornhurst
41°10?29?N 75°35?19?W / 41.17486°N 75.58849°W / 41.17486; -75.58849 (Jay Gould)
Roadside Business & Industry, Professions & Vocations, Railroads
Keyser Creek TransparentPlaceholder.png September 2, 1948 331 N Main St. (SR 3013), 200 yds from Taylor Profess. Plaza, near guardrail, Taylor
41°23?15?N 75°42?17?W / 41.3876°N 75.70477°W / 41.3876; -75.70477 (Keyser Creek)
Roadside Early Settlement, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Native American
Lackawanna County George Washington statue in Scranton, PA IMG 1536.JPG May 25, 1982 512 Spruce St., (betw. N Washington Ave. & Dix Ct.) Courthouse Sq., Scranton
41°24?28?N 75°39?48?W / 41.40768°N 75.66341°W / 41.40768; -75.66341 (Lackawanna County)
City Coal, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Native American
Lackawanna Iron TransparentPlaceholder.png December 4, 1947 at Scranton Iron Furnace, Cedar Ave. near Lackawanna Ave., (across from Gen. Dynamics) Scranton
41°24?13?N 75°39?50?W / 41.40373°N 75.66382°W / 41.40373; -75.66382 (Lackawanna Iron)
Roadside Business & Industry, Iron, Railroads, Steel
Loretta Perfectus Walsh TransparentPlaceholder.png November 11, 1995 108 Willow Ave. at Lackawanna Ave. (Hwy. 347), at Am. Legion Post, Olyphant
41°28?12?N 75°36?19?W / 41.46987°N 75.60516°W / 41.46987; -75.60516 (Loretto Perfectus Walsh)
City Military, Military Post-Civil War, Women
Munsee Indian Village - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png May 1, 1916 843 Providence Rd., on wall near stadium entrance, West Scranton
41°25?11?N 75°39?55?W / 41.41975°N 75.66541°W / 41.41975; -75.66541 (Munsee Indian Village - PLAQUE)
Plaque Early Settlement, Native American
Old Forge TransparentPlaceholder.png July 24, 1947 S. Main St. (SR 3013) at Lonesome Rd., near metal bridge, Old Forge
41°21?33?N 75°44?46?W / 41.35925°N 75.74621°W / 41.35925; -75.74621 (Old Forge)
Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns
Pennsylvania Gravity TransparentPlaceholder.png May 7, 1999 Tigue St., near I-84 overpass (across from hotel), Dunmore
41°24?51?N 75°35?59?W / 41.4141°N 75.59976°W / 41.4141; -75.59976 (Pennsylvania Gravity)
Roadside Railroads, Transportation
Rev. Jacob M. Koehler (1860-1932) TransparentPlaceholder.png June 10, 1999 1800 N. Washington Ave., betw. Electric & Columbia, at Scranton State Schl. for Deaf, Scranton
41°25?48?N 75°38?30?W / 41.4299°N 75.64159°W / 41.4299; -75.64159 (Rev. Jacob M. Koehler)
Roadside Education, Government & Politics, Professions & Vocations, Religion
Rev. William Bishop TransparentPlaceholder.png July 14, 1948 1124 Price St., at Main Ave., West Scranton
41°24?49?N 75°40?45?W / 41.41363°N 75.67928°W / 41.41363; -75.67928 (Rev. William Bishop)
Roadside Religion
Rocky Glen Park TransparentPlaceholder.png August 9, 2008 Rocky Glen Rd., 1/4 mile off Rt. 502, at old park entrance, Moosic
Roadside Ethnic & Immigration, Railroads
Scranton Scranton-1.jpg September 7, 1948 PA 307 E of Scranton, (Missing)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Government & Politics 19th Century, Iron, Steel
Scranton Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA.jpg September 7, 1948 US 6 / I-81 northbound, at mile marker 189, just north of exit 187, N of Scranton
41°26?17?N 75°37?45?W / 41.43808°N 75.62914°W / 41.43808; -75.62914 (Scranton)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Government & Politics 19th Century, Iron, Steel
Scranton Scranton PA.jpg March 28, 1951 US 6 / I-81 southbound, near exit 191B, next to guardrail, NE of Scranton
41°27?41?N 75°40?00?W / 41.46125°N 75.6668°W / 41.46125; -75.6668 (Scranton)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Government & Politics 19th Century, Iron, Steel
Scranton DowntownScranton2003.jpg September 7, 1948 S Main & Rundle Ave., by Taylor Shopping Ctr. sign, West Scranton
41°23?48?N 75°41?20?W / 41.3967°N 75.68893°W / 41.3967; -75.68893 (Scranton)
Roadside Cities & Towns
Terence V. Powderly TransparentPlaceholder.png November 18, 1947 N. Main Ave. & Mears St., West Scranton
41°25?10?N 75°40?28?W / 41.41935°N 75.67445°W / 41.41935; -75.67445 (Terence V. Powderly)
Roadside Government & Politics, Labor
Thomas J. Foster TransparentPlaceholder.png October 5, 1948 Wyoming Ave. near Ash St., Scranton (Missing)
Roadside Education, Government & Politics 19th Century, Labor, Professions & Vocations, Publishing
Tripp House, The TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a 1011 N. Main Ave. near Scranton Expy., Scranton
41°25?35?N 75°40?11?W / 41.42638°N 75.66969°W / 41.42638; -75.66969 (Tripp House, The)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century

See also

References

  1. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved .

External links


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