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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21PI_colonel-george-whitfield-scranton_Dunmore-PA.html
of East Guilford, Connecticut, located in the Lackawanna Valley A.D. 1840, and became the leading spirit in the inauguration and development of the great industries that have built up the City of Scranton. He was twice elected to Congress from thi…
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The Sisters of Mercy established Luzerne County's first four-year institution of higher learning on nearly 100 acres of land on this site, purchased on behalf of the Sisters in 1914. On August 14, 1924, 2,500 people witnessed the dedication of Co…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21L5_americas-first-iron-puddling-furnace_Smock-PA.html
In 1817 ironmaster Isaac Meason and Welshman, Thomas Lewis built a puddling furnace and bar rolling mill here using a process from Wales that revolutionized the iron industry. It removed carbon from brittle pig iron creating malleable wrought iron…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21HP_the-homewood-cemetery_Pittsburgh-PA.html
The Homewood Cemetery Incorporated 1878
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21EB_trout-stocking_Clearfield-PA.html
1968 - the Old Town Sportsman Association started trout stocking 1975 - the Old Town Sportsman Association started its annual fishing derby 1999 - the PA Fish and Boat Commission started stocking trout as part of its annual stocking program 200…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21E5_william-a-nevling-tavern_Beccaria-PA.html
Nevling's Keystone Inn (c1849-1890s) is located on the old Wilderness Trail between Tyrone and Grampian. In May 1861 Col. Irvin passed by here with the Bucktails enroute to Tyrone during the Civil War. This was the last stage route in the county c…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21E1_miners-strikes_Houtzdale-PA.html
In 1869, 1872 and 1875 the first major coal strikes spread to this area. In 1872 four men were shot at the Sterling RR Station. The strike started unionism in the county. The 1875 strike resulted in over 50 arrests for riot and conspiracy at Goss …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21E0_osceola-mills_Osceola-Mills-PA.html
The first town in the county to receive a railroad in 1862 and the telephone in 1878. In 1874 Berwind-White, the 4th largest coal company in the world, was founded here. The 1875 fire made homeless over 1200 of 1500 residents. Birthplace of Publis…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21DZ_alexander-cemetery_Houtzdale-PA.html
On July 1, 1784 Revolutionary War Soldier James Alexander (1726-1791) received a warrant for this ground. In 1809 his son William Brown Alexander (1782-1862) settled here, and the area became known as Alexander's Fording. His will, dated April 25,…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21DX_alexanders-fording_Madera-PA.html
On July 1, 1784 Revolutionary War Soldier James Alexander (1726-1791) received a warrant for 413 acres in Clearfield County. James served with Washington at Valley Forge during winter of 1777-78. In 1785 James and son Robert visited here. Four tra…
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