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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLittle Lithuania, USA

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A center for Lithuanian settlement since the late 1800s, Schuylkill County's population has the greatest concentration of Lithuanian ancestry in the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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A Pa. historical marker on the side walk at the corner of Center St. And Pa.St. Rt. 924(Main St.) in Shenandoah,Pa.17976 To Log: A photo of marker and gpsr if alone or you and marker if with someone!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/1/2006

last visited: 2/25/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersST.MICHAEL'S CHURCH

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A Pa State historical marker inside a gated area on church grounds! If you go through gate please close it after your use! To Log: A photo of it and your gpsr if alone or you and marker if with someone!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/1/2006

last visited: 3/17/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical Markers1902 ANTHRACITE COAL STRIKE

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A PA Historical marker on Pa.St.Rt.54(Center St) and Union Sts. on the south sidewalk in the boro of Shenandoah, PA To Log: A photo of your gpsr and marker if alone or you and marker if with someone! DO NOT PARK IN PARKING SPACES BEHIND MARKER

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/1/2006

last visited: 3/17/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMAHANOY PLANE

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On the north side of Frackville on Pa.St.Rt.924 going out of town & on the NW side of highway is this marker. Across the street;East of it is the remains of the tunnel they used as part of the plane!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/6/2009

last visited: 7/17/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersVictor Schertzinger

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The Road to Zanzabar and Singapore starts at Mahanoy City!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/15/2006

last visited: 2/25/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBIRTH OF CABLE TELEVISION

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This Pa.Historical Marker is on the east side of Mahanoy City on Pa.St.Rt.54 (center St.) on the NE side of the street! This is where cable TV all began! To Log: A photo of your gpsr and marker if alone or you and marker if with someone!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/31/2006

last visited: 3/27/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJohn Siney

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A man ahead of his time!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/9/2006

last visited: 7/17/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAshland Boys' Association

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The Ashland Boys' Association (A.B.A.) PHMC historical marker is sentimentally placed at the base of the Mothers' Memorial statue in Ashland, PA. The Mothers' Memorial became the A.B.A. legacy - An American Icon and a symbol of motherhood in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member AnthraciteCoalRegion

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: 6/4/2018

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersValley Furnace

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Patent pending!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/5/2006

last visited: 2/7/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSCHUYLKILL CANAL

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It's on the sidewalk at intersections of Pike & Pine Sts. at the Port Carbon,Pa. 17965 veterans park! To Log: A photo of your gpsr and marker if alone or You and Marker if with someone!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/7/2006

last visited: 2/7/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFIRTH DOCK (1828-1871)

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This historical marker is for the begining of the Schuylkill Canal and the near by "Firth Dock" that held 10-15 barges which still can be seen if you cross the river and search the woods!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/24/2008

last visited: 2/7/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMOLLY MAGUIRE EXECUTIONS

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Near the front door of the Schuylkill County Prison,which is located on Sanderson St. And Marker is on NE side of front steps! Also across from Schuylkill County Courthouse! I attended the unveiling ceremony at the prison,9/9/06.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/9/2006

last visited: 2/7/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSchuylkill County

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The coal region!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 7/17/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPottsville Maroons

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If you want the rest of the story, you will have to read the article yourself! I give up!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 10/22/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJohn O'Hara

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In front of the house he grew up in on a city street! John O'hara was liked and disliked; kinda! Many thought that the people in his books were based on the people that lived on Mahantongo Street and The Pottsville club! The walking tour has the streets and place names on them just like in the books! To log it: A picture of your Gps'r if alone or You and H.M. if with someone.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/21/2006

last visited: 2/7/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBURD PATTERSON

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In front of the persons mansion on the sidewalk at above coords! To log: A picture of your gps'r and HM if alone or if with someone you and the HM!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sclave

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/21/2006

last visited: 2/7/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGen. James M. Gavin

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Marker honoring Gen. Gavin who lived in this coal region community as a youth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChilliWilli

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/8/2006

last visited: 2/8/2006

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Signs of HistoryOdd Fellows Cemetery - Tamaqua PA

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The cemetery was incorporated in 1865 and contains the graves of many of Tamaqua’s most prominent citizens.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/27/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryAnthracite Bank of Tamaqua - Tamaqua PA

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The Anthracite Bank of Tamaqua was built by William Donaldson in 1850 as the town’s first bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/27/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLittle Schuylkill Railroad - Tamaqua PA

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The first railroad in the nation to haul anthracite coal by steam locomotive was built in 1829.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/27/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Jno. F. McGinty Brewery - Tamaqua PA

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This large imposing building was built in 1897 as the Jno. F. McGinty Brewery, famous for their Lager Beer, XXX Porter Brown Stout and wholesale Liquors.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/27/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSwitch Back Railroad

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Gravity always wins!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/8/2006

last visited: 6/7/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMary Harris "Mother" Jones

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The Most Danerous Women in America, says Theodore Roosevelt of Mother Jones when she was 83 years old!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/19/2006

last visited: 9/14/2017

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Signs of HistoryNo. 8 Colliery The Company’s Showplace - Coaldale, PA

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The No. 8 first opened in 1845. During its peak in the first half of the 1900’s, the colliery grew to a workforce of near 3,000 men.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/12/2020

last visited: never

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