Avondale Mine Disaster Historical

Avondale Mine Disaster Historical (HM1VBM)

Location: Scranton, PA 18504 Lackawanna County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 24.93', W 75° 41.514'

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Here in the Washburn Cemetery lie the remains of 61 of the 110 victims of the September 6, 1869, Avondale Mine disaster in Plymouth Township, Luzerne County. The miners, most of whom were of Welsh descent, were interred on September 9, 1869.
Dedicated October 1, 1994
Year Placed1994
Placed ByNational Welsh-American Foundation / Sefydliad Cenedlaethol Cymru-America
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Date Added Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 at 5:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 442176 N 4585114
Decimal Degrees41.41550000, -75.69190000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 24.93', W 75° 41.514'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 24' 55.8" N, 75° 41' 30.84" W
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Area Code(s)570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1928 Washburn St, Scranton PA 18504, US
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