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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here. Pennsylvania's historic marker program is a great way to learn the history of the Keystone State! See waymark creation and logging requirements below.
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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersKnox Mine Disaster

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The deadly end of deep mining in the Wyoming Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member EEKJeep

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/8/2007

last visited: 8/27/2013

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWorkers in Greater Pittston's Garment Industry

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Stumbled upon this one and was so surprised to see it was not yet listed. Beautiful mural right behind it that's breathtaking. GPS Coordinates: LNG: -75.79155, LAT: 41.32098

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJENKINS' FORT

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Related to the Battle of Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 5/15/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBloody Rock

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The Bloody Rock or "Queen" Esther's Rock

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Pserine

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/6/2009

last visited: 3/28/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPITTSTON FORT

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This is obviously not a missing marker as per the PHMC site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/12/2006

last visited: 4/10/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBATTLE OF WYOMING

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What a heroic group of folks. This is also a National Historic Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 3/22/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersTWIN SHAFT DISASTER

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The histories of these various mining disasters would make a very interesting read.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/12/2006

last visited: 1/9/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDENISON HOUSE

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The house still looks pretty good! Reflects American lifestyles, furniture and architecture in the 18th and 19th centuries. Considered to be the oldest frame dwelling in the Wyoming Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 3/28/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFORTY FORT

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I thought it was a weird name for a town until I read a little about it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 11/11/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersOLD FORGE

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Found this while gathing stone from our pile in Old Forge. Love this little town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/7/2005

last visited: 1/19/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWILKES-BARRE

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See the website listed below. It's great.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 11/11/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersRev. Joseph Murgas

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What a beautiful church!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 10/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHENRY M. HOYT

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Hoyt was born in Kingston, Pennsylvania. Initially a mathematics professor and later a lawyer, Hoyt first held elected office as a district attorney. A member of the Whig Party, Governor of Pennsylvania, 1879-83.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 8/22/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCONNECTICUT SETTLEMENT

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Located in a nice cemetery. I missed this one the first time around in Wilkes-Barre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/12/2006

last visited: 1/9/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBaltimore Mine Tunnel Disaster

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Worst mine disaster in Pennsylvania

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Oscette

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/15/2015

last visited: 11/11/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLUZERNE COUNTY

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Seat of Luzerne County in Wilkes Barre PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mtngeo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/5/2005

last visited: 11/11/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWyoming Division Canal Redoubt Basin

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This marker is located where the Redoubt Basin of the Wyoming Division Canal was located which was used to load and unload boats using the canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MapLady

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/12/2005

last visited: 11/11/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersRocky Glen Park

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We were at the dedication ceremony where several people reminisced among themselves. I never played at the park, but apparently my in-laws did.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/20/2008

last visited: 1/13/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWILKES-BARRE

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Great website at the link below. Located at Kirby Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 10/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWILKES-BARRE FORT

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A Revolutionary War fort captured by the British in 1778

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mtngeo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/14/2005

last visited: 2/1/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAmerican Institute of Mining Engineers - Wilkes-Barre, PA

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Historic marker commemorating the Mining Engineers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Oscette

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/17/2016

last visited: 5/16/2016

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMIN L.MATHESON

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One of NOW's 28 founding members. Why this is considered roadside instead of city, I'll never know. Thanks to Gosffo for the link listed below. I'm not sure if she's dead or alive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 7/14/2018

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJESSE FELL

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The grate used by Fell is in the possession of the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 11/11/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFORT WYOMING

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It's all about the land grab.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 11/11/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779 - Fort Wyoming (PLAQUE)

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A beautiful plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 11/11/2014

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