Little Lithuania, USA

Little Lithuania, USA (HM1MKF)

Location: Shenandoah, PA 17976 Schuylkill County
Country: United States of America
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N 40° 49.239', W 76° 12.074'

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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. The coal industry drew many of these immigrants. The local Knights of Lithuania, among the nation's oldest chapters, celebrates and preserves its ethnic heritage. Rev. Andrius Stupinskas who led one of the first Lithuanian American Catholic congregations (1872) is buried in St. George cemetery.
Year Placed2013
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] DOMINIC DEEBLE  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 398699 N 4519542
Decimal Degrees40.82065000, -76.20123333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 49.239', W 76° 12.074'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 49' 14.34" N, 76° 12' 4.44" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-10 N Main St, Shenandoah PA 17976, US
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