George H. Catlin Memorial House Historical

George H. Catlin Memorial House Historical (HM1VY0)

Location: Scranton, PA 18510 Lackawanna County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 24.353', W 75° 39.475'

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The Lackawanna Historical Society

The Lackawanna Historical Society was founded in 1886, eight years after Lackawanna County was incorporated. In early years the organization was known as the Lackawanna Institute of History and Science. Its collections were kept in the County Courthouse and, later, in a room in the Everhart Museum.
In 1942 the 16-room home in front of you was bequeathed to the Lackawanna Historical Society by George H. Catlin and his wife, Helen. Mr. Catlin was a prominent financier, bank founder, attorney and a charter member of the Lackawanna Historical Society. Since 1943 the former Catlin residence has housed the Lackawanna Historical Society's offices, as well as its vast and important collection of published works, manuscripts, maps, atlases, documents and artifacts.
The Lackawanna Historical Society offers an exceptional research facility, educational and cultural programs, and guided tours. Society memberships are also available.
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HM NumberHM1VY0
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Placed ByThe Lackawanna Historical Society and Lackawanna Heritage Valley
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 26th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 445008 N 4584024
Decimal Degrees41.40588333, -75.65791667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 24.353', W 75° 39.475'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 24' 21.18" N, 75° 39' 28.5" W
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Area Code(s)570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 264-280 Monroe Ave, Scranton PA 18510, US
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