Wyoming County
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 41° 32.429 W 075° 56.842
18T E 420979 N 4599191
Quick Description: Formed on April 4, 1842 out of Luzerne County. The name, honoring the Wyoming Valley, is derived from an Indian word meaning "extensive meadows."
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 5/29/2020 10:50:48 AM
Waymark Code: WM12H9J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
Wyoming County-Formed on April 4, 1842 out of Luzerne County. The name, honoring the Wyoming Valley, is derived from an Indian word meaning "extensive meadows." County seat of Tunkhannock was settled 1790; incorporated 1841. Sullivan's March passed through in August 1779.
Marker Name: Wyoming County

County: Wyoming

Date Dedicated: 7/9/1982

Marker Type: City

Location: County Courthouse, Warren St., Tunkhannock

Category: Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Native American

Website: Not listed

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