Rocky Glen Park

Rocky Glen Park (HM1PCI)

Location: Pittston, PA 18641 Lackawanna County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 21.251', W 75° 42.497'

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Created in 1886 and located here, the park was a recreational and social center for northeastern Pa. until it closed in 1987. It gained popularity in the early 20th century as the "Laurel Line" railroad provided easier access for more people. The park featured unique ethnic celebration days that reflected the diversity of the region. Entertainment included live performances and rides, notably the "Million Dollar" roller coaster.
Year Placed2008
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, November 16th, 2015 at 1:05pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 440752 N 4578317
Decimal Degrees41.35418333, -75.70828333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 21.251', W 75° 42.497'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 21' 15.06" N, 75° 42' 29.82" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 69-99 Rocky Glen Rd, Pittston PA 18641, US
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