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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJay Gould

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The first business venture of the noted speculator and railroad manipulator was in this village, then called Gouldsboro.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJAY GOULD

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There are two Jay Gould markers... this one is on SR 2016.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/30/2005

last visited: 4/18/2007

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSullivan's March

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Can't resist these things. Happened to be at the site of a Geocache I was doing today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mtngeo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/28/2005

last visited: 2/17/2015

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWHITE HAVEN

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Marker recounts the story of how "White Haven" received its name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mtngeo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/5/2005

last visited: 12/14/2014

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersSullivan Expedition - Chowder Camp

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Marker on Sullivan Trail (SR4004) near Crescent Lakes development entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jerseyjerks

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/7/2006

last visited: never

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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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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 MarkersTHE "PIONEER"

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I drove all around this park, found a geocache, and was ready to giveup when I finally read my notes and looked for the railroad car. Voila! There it is!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 5/28/2017

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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 MarkersKEYSER CREEK

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Brave souls!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/24/2006

last visited: 4/10/2015

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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 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 MarkersSCRANTON

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Another "missing" historical marker saved by waymarkers!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/24/2006

last visited: 2/27/2018

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Signs of HistoryThe Early Route to Market - Scranton, PA

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This sign is by the Iron Furnaces in Scranton. Early transportation included mule teams and canals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/5/2017

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLACKAWANNA IRON

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Please take the time to tour these incredible historical relics!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/24/2006

last visited: 5/28/2017

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Signs of HistoryA Railroad is Saved - Scranton, PA

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The production of "T" rails for the railroad was begun to save the New York and Erie Railroad and to finish the line to Binghamton. This sign is by the Iron Furnaces.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/3/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryConstruction of the Mills - Scranton, PA

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These furnaces were built in 1840 and were used until 1902. They employed 5,00 men at peak production.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/4/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe George H. Catlin Memorial House, home of Lackawanna Historical Society

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This is the George H. Catlin Memorial House, now home to the Lackawanna Historical Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Pserine

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/9/2009

last visited: 2/25/2020

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