List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Schuylkill County

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Location of Schuylkill County in Pennsylvania

This is a list of the Pennsylvania state historical markers in Schuylkill County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). The locations of the historical markers, as well as the latitude and longitude coordinates as provided by the PHMC's database, are included below when available. There are 25 historical markers located in Schuylkill County.[1]

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Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
1902 Anthracite Coal Strike October 25, 2002 Centre and Union Sts., Shenandoah
40°49′17″N 76°11′45″W / 40.82129°N 76.19591°W / 40.82129; -76.19591 (1902 Anthracite Coal Strike)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Government & Politics 19th Century, Labor
Ashland Boys' Association (A.B.A.) ABA Founders.jpg August 31, 2013 Mothers' Memorial and Welcome Home Plaza, North Hoffman Blvd., Ashland
40°47′01″N 76°20′14″W / 40.78368°N 76.33721°W / 40.78368; -76.33721 (Ashland Boys' Association)
Roadside Coal, Ethnic & Immigration, Labor
Birth of Cable Television Mahanoy City.jpg n/a 1501 E. Centre St., Mahanoy City
40°48′58″N 76°07′30″W / 40.81606°N 76.12496°W / 40.81606; -76.12496 (Birth of Cable Television)
Roadside Business & Industry, Invention, Motion Pictures & Television
Burd Patterson TransparentPlaceholder.png October 5, 1996 803 Mahantongo St., Pottsville
40°40′53″N 76°12′02″W / 40.68149°N 76.20044°W / 40.68149; -76.20044 (Burd Patterson)
City Business & Industry, Coal, Iron, Professions & Vocations
Conrad Richter TransparentPlaceholder.png December 8, 1994 11 Maple St., Pine Grove
40°32′44″N 76°23′03″W / 40.54564°N 76.38415°W / 40.54564; -76.38415 (Conrad Richter)
City Writers
Dorsey Brothers, The Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey in The Fabulous Dorseys.jpg September 7, 1991 5 N. Main St. (PA 924) near Center St., Shenandoah
40°49′14″N 76°12′04″W / 40.82067°N 76.2011°W / 40.82067; -76.2011 (Dorsey Brothers, The)
Roadside Performers
Firth Dock (1828-1871) TransparentPlaceholder.png October 23, 1999 Rte. 209 between Pottsville and Port Carbon
40°41′26″N 76°10′17″W / 40.69055°N 76.1714°W / 40.69055; -76.1714 (Firth Dock)
Roadside Business & Industry, Canals, Coal, Navigation
Fort Franklin TransparentPlaceholder.png March 16, 1955 Pa. 309 SE of Snyders
40°42′53″N 75°50′32″W / 40.71459°N 75.84225°W / 40.71459; -75.84225 (Fort Franklin)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Fort Lebanon TransparentPlaceholder.png February 20, 1949 Pa. 895 at North St., NE of Auburn
40°36′11″N 76°05′18″W / 40.60295°N 76.08829°W / 40.60295; -76.08829 (Fort Lebanon)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American
John O'Hara JOHN O'HARA HOUSE.jpg June 19, 1982 606 Mahantongo St., Pottsville
40°40′55″N 76°11′53″W / 40.68195°N 76.19796°W / 40.68195; -76.19796 (John O'Hara)
City Writers
John Siney (1831-1880) TransparentPlaceholder.png September 1, 2003 Claude A Lord Blvd. (Rt. 61) between Russell & Hancock Sts., St. Clair
40°43′07″N 76°11′31″W / 40.71865°N 76.19204°W / 40.71865; -76.19204 (John Siney)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Government & Politics 19th Century, Labor
Les Brown TransparentPlaceholder.png March 14, 2006 1944 E Grand Ave. (PA 209), @ S Terry St. intersection, Reinerton
City Music & Theater, Performers
Little Lithuania, USA August 10, 2013 5 N. Main St. (PA 924) near Center St., Shenandoah
40°49′14″N 76°12′04″W / 40.82067°N 76.2011°W / 40.82067; -76.2011 (Little Lithuania, USA)
Roadside Coal, Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
Mahanoy Plane TransparentPlaceholder.png September 8, 2007 Rt. 924, northern end of Frackville
40°47′21″N 76°13′58″W / 40.7892°N 76.2328°W / 40.7892; -76.2328 (Mahanoy Plane)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Railroads, Transportation
Mary Harris "Mother" Jones Mother Jones 1902-11-04.jpg October 25, 2002 Rte. 209 & 1st Street, Coaldale
40°49′38″N 75°54′14″W / 40.8271°N 75.90385°W / 40.8271; -75.90385 (Mary Harris "Mother" Jones)
Roadside Coal, Labor, Women
Molly Maguire Executions TransparentPlaceholder.png September 9, 2006 at Schuylkill County Prison, Sanderson St., Pottsville
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Government & Politics 19th Century, Labor
Pottsville Maroons TransparentPlaceholder.png November 10, 1999 N Center St. between Arch and Race Sts., Pottsville
40°41′13″N 76°11′48″W / 40.68701°N 76.19659°W / 40.68701; -76.19659 (Pottsville Maroons)
Roadside Football, Sports
Schuylkill Canal Lock 60 2010-11-13.jpg September 4, 1994 Pine & Pike St. at veterans park, Port Carbon
40°41′43″N 76°10′00″W / 40.69531°N 76.16655°W / 40.69531; -76.16655 (Schuylkill Canal)
City Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Schuylkill County Pottsville.jpg May 26, 1982 SE corner, Laurel Blvd. & N 2nd St., Pottsville
40°41′15″N 76°11′53″W / 40.68758°N 76.19819°W / 40.68758; -76.19819 (Schuylkill County)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century
Sheppton Mine Disaster and Rescue August 22, 2015 Schoolhouse Rd., Sheppton
40°54′09″N 76°07′27″W / 40.90244°N 76.12413°W / 40.90244; -76.12413 (Schuylkill County)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor
St. Michael's Church TransparentPlaceholder.png November 4, 1984 Corner of Chestnut & Oak Sts., Shenandoah
40°49′08″N 76°12′15″W / 40.81893°N 76.20424°W / 40.81893; -76.20424 (St. Michael's Church)
City Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
Tulpehocken Path TransparentPlaceholder.png September 16, 1949 Pa. 125 NW of Pine Grove (Missing)
Roadside Native American, Paths & Trails, Transportation
Tulpehocken Path TransparentPlaceholder.png February 7, 1950 Main St. (PA 25) near Forest Dr., between Hegins & Valley View
40°38′54″N 76°31′03″W / 40.64822°N 76.51758°W / 40.64822; -76.51758 (Tulpehocken Path)
Roadside Native American, Paths & Trails, Transportation
Union Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png February 17, 1950 Pa. 443 just S of Pine Grove near intersection of 665 & 443
40°32′24″N 76°23′17″W / 40.53993°N 76.38813°W / 40.53993; -76.38813 (Union Canal)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Valley Furnace TransparentPlaceholder.png October 20, 1948 N Valley St. (US 209) near Pine St., just E of New Philadelphia
40°43′20″N 76°06′54″W / 40.72218°N 76.11511°W / 40.72218; -76.11511 (Valley Furnace)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Furnaces
Victor Schertzinger (1888-1941) Victor schertzinger.jpg September 1, 2006 115 W Centre St. (Wachovia Bank parking lot), Mahanoy City
Roadside Music & Theater, Performers, Writers

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2010-07-19.

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