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Dedicated to all the men and women of Plains Township who honorably served their country [Dedicated] November 11, 2015
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"This memorial is dedicated to all who served for the glory of God and Country from Laflin Borough"
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This plaque honors the veterans who risked their lives in the line of battle. Their patriotism will never be forgotten. Dedicated by Sean Thomas, Troop 43
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"The bridges have symbolized man's battle for commerce, growing and enlarging, always moving forward." Constance Reynolds, "The Market Street Bridges at Wilkes-Barre, PA," lecture before the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society, 26 October 1…
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"And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of it." Matthew 7:27 Some know them as levees and others call them dikes, but the large embankments along the river w…
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"And when I had asked the name of the river from the brakeman, and heard that it was called Susquehanna, the beauty of the name seemed to be part and parcel of the beauty of the land." Robert Louis Stevenson, Across the Plains, 1879 While few do…
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"And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of it." Matthew 7:27 Some know them as levees and others call them dikes, but the large embankments along the river w…
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In memory of those who gave their lives in the service of their country in World War II. Lt. Joseph G. Azat 0-820195 Mar. 27, 1927—Oct. 5, 1944 14th and 10th Air Force 312th Wing 33rd Ftr. Grp. 58th Ftr. Sqd. In recognition of devot…
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"It will save to the citizens tens of thousands of dollars that have heretofore been annually lost through interruption of communications by high water, and by removing provocation to profanity will make it much easier for sundry people to reach t…
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The F.M. Kirby & Co. Store, founded in Wilkes-Barre on September 10, 1884, and later known as Woolworth's, occupied this site until 1993. F.M. Kirby helped to pioneer the "Five and Dime," one of the great innovations in American retailing.
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