Signs of History

LUZERNE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

 Formed September 25, 1786 from Northumberland County. Named for  Chevalier de la Luzerne. Wilkes-Barre, the county seat, was settled 1769. A  center of the Yankee-Pennamite Wars Begun 1769) and 1902 Anthracite Strike,  conflicts that changed America.  City type: Courthouse, N. River St., Wilkes-Bane.
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SULLIVAN'S MARCH ( PA 115, 6.3 miles SE of Wilkes-Barre.)
WHITE HAVEN ( City type: PA 940 about 150 f1. W of bridge, White Haven.)
SAINTS PETER AND PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH ( Washington St. (300 block), Freeland.)
LATTIMER MASSACRE ( Oft SR 3028 (former LR 40088) ca. .5 mile E of Lattimer Crossroads.)
ST. JOSEPH'S CHURCH ( City type: 5th & Laurel Sts., Hazleton.)
SUGARLOAF MASSACRE ( PA 93 ca. 5 miles NW of Hazleton, near Conyngham.)
[SUGARLOAF MASSACRE] ( Plaque: Walnut Aye., .2 mile W of Main St., Conyngham (just E of PA 93)).
PETER F. ROTHERMEL ( PA 93 between Montgomery & Cooper Sts , Nescopeck.)
NESCOPECK ( PA 93 E of bridge, Nescopeck.)
NESCOPECK ( US 11 .5 mile E of East Berwick.)
WAPWALLOPEN ( US 11 near Wapwallopen.)
ABIJAH SMITH & COMPANY ( US 11 (Main St) at State Armory, Plymouth.)
HENRY M. HOYT ( City type: US 11 (714 WyomingAve.).)
WILKES-BARRE (On main highways leading into city.)
FORT DURKEE ( River St. near South St., Wilkes-Barre.)
FORT WYOMING ( River St. near South St., Wilkes-Barre.)
THE SULLIVAN EXPEDITION AGAINST THE  IROQUOIS INDIANS, 1779 ( Plaque: on River Commons, River St. near W. South St., Wilkes-Barre.)
GEORGE CATLIN ( River & South Sts., Wilkes-Barre.)
WILKES-BARRE FORT ( W corner Public Sq . Wilkes-Barre.)
REV. JOSEPH MURGAS ( City type: at Sacred Heart Church, 601 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre.)
CONNECTICUT SETTLEMENT ( River Rd. (SR 2004) N of Wilkes-Barre.)
FORTY FORT ( US 11 Wyoming Ave.) & River St., Forty Fort.)
DENISON HOUSE ( At site, 35 Pension St., Forty Fort.)
BATTLE OF WYOMING ( US 11 in Wyoming at monument.)
THE BLOODY ROCK ( City type: Susquehanna Ave. between 7th & 8th Sts., Wyoming.)
PITTSTON FORT ( Pittston Ave. & Parsonage St., Pittston.)
JENKINS' FORT ( Junction US 11 & PA 92, West Pittston.)
SULLIVAN'S MARCH ( PA 92, 1 mile N of West Pittston.)
THE SULLIVAN EXPEDITION AGAINST THE  IROQUOIS INDIANS, 1779 ( Plaque: PA 92, 1.5 miles N of West Pittston.)

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