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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2ANB_delaware-hudson-canal-company-office-building_Carbondale-PA.html
This structure was built in 1832 as an office for the Delaware & Hudson (D&H) Canal Company. Between 1829 and 1898, the D&H gravity railroad carried coal from mines to markets, and passengers from Carbondale to other communities. In 1858, a stone …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25OH_delaware-hudson-passenger-station_Carbondale-PA.html
A magnificent railroad station once rose from the foundation in front of you. Built in 1895, it was one of 19 stations on the Honesdale Branch of the Delaware & Hudson Co. The last train pulled into the station on January 4th, 1952, at 6:11 PM. Th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YW9_simpson-lackawanna-county-pa_Carbondale-PA.html
Crystal Lake circa 1906 Crystal Lake was one of the first settlements of Fell Township. In 1818, Peter F. Ball came from New York state and built a log house near the lake. During the next decade, seven other men established homesteads nearby. Th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YW8_monkey-run-park_Carbondale-PA.html
This park is dedicated to those Simpson area men who labored in and around the coal mines during the turn of the century. At that time this area was called "Monkey Run" because the men worked in the Monkey Run Slope of the Wilson Creek Mine. Th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YVO_fell-township-war-memorial-a-war-memorial_Carbondale-PA.html
In honor and memory of the men of Fell Township who gave their lives 1917 World War I 1918 Albert Bochinski · Victor Derwinski 1941 World War II 1945 Joseph Sarnoski - Congressional Medal of Honor Basil Barna · George Ko…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YVN_veterans-memorial-a-war-memorial_Carbondale-PA.html
In dedication with pride and gratitude to all of our Veterans who have served in the nation's Armed Forces... Thank you
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YS1_the-gravity-railroad_Carbondale-PA.html
Moosic Mountain, rising over 1,200 feet above Carbondale's anthracite coal mines, was a formidable barrier to the markets of New York City. The Delaware and Hudson Canal system could be used to move coal from Honesdale to Kingston, New York, but a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YRW_mining-methods_Carbondale-PA.html
You are standing on the southeastern side of the Lackawanna Valley. In this area the valley is about 5 miles (8 kilometers) wide. Behind you, Moosic Mountain rises some 1,200 feet (366 meters) above the elevation of the Lackawanna River in the bot…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YRK_from-mine-to-market_Carbondale-PA.html
Founded in 1823 by Maurice and William Wurts, two brothers of Swiss ancestry, the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company played a prominent role in the economic development of northeastern Pennsylvania. From its completion in 1829 until its abandonment…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1VC7_war-memorial-historical_Carbondale-PA.html
Erected in grateful tribute by the Citizens of Carbondale Area in memory of the Veterans of the Spanish-American War 1898 World War I 1917-1918 World War II 1941-1945 [Honor Roll of Veterans] ——————&mda…
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