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"Whitehaven is situated at the head of the Lehigh Navigation, and some eight or ten miles above the commencement of the coal formation. Its trade is therefore confined to the running of lumber; and this, judging from the number of sawmills in the …
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"Trees one after another were... constantly heard falling. In a century, the noble forests around should exist no more." John J. Audubon Naturalist In the woods next to the river are the ruins of the Lehigh Tannery and a village named …
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"Our residents take pride and partner in their heritage—they understand the meaning of what we have and act to preserve it" Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and State Heritage Park, Management Action Plan. Welcome…
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"A river is more than an amenity, it is a treasure. It offers a necessity of life that must be rationed among those who have power over it." Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Tethered livestock grazed along the River Common established as public ope…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM234T_ellen-webster-palmer_Wilkes-Barre-PA.html
"Every boy represents a human soul; a character forming for eternity. The life for the next few years will decide his future... Many a man who beats his life out behind prison bars is a victim of misdirected energy. Truly, the wealth of a nation i…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM234S_center-of-law-politics-and-power_Wilkes-Barre-PA.html
"The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government." George Washington, 1789 You can't have a county without a county seat. In 1786 Luzerne County formed from Northumberland County. Wilkes-Barre, a place of early settlement, tra…
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Patrick J. O'Connor 1903-1958 Patrick J. O'Connor was a distinguished scholar, speaker and attorney. He was valedictorian of his college St. Bonaventure. He was valedictorian and editor-in-chief of the Law Review at Georgetown University School …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM234M_korean-war-memorial-a-war-memorial_Wilkes-Barre-PA.html
United States · South Korea United Nations This monument is dedicated to all those men and women from Luzerne County who served in the Korean Theater of Operations during the Korean War. On land donated by the county commissioner…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM234L_109th-field-artillery-battalion-a-war-memorial_Wilkes-Barre-PA.html
Dedicated to the men killed at Coshocton, Ohio Sept. 11, 1950 [Honored Dead] Carl W. Armbruster · Leonard Balonis · John L. Barna Eugene Carr · John W. Cox · William R. Disbrow William J. Dougherty &mid…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM234K_kings-college-founders_Wilkes-Barre-PA.html
In grateful appreciation to the Holy Cross Community who founded King's College 1946 Rev. James W. Connerton, C.S.C. President Rev. William S. Scandlon, C.S.C. Vice President Rev. Raymond A. Pieper, C.S.C. Dean Rev. Joseph Houser, C.S.C…
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