Coal Miners' and Laborers' Strike

Coal Miners' and Laborers' Strike (HM1A61)

Location: Scranton, PA 18503 Lackawanna County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 24.407', W 75° 39.913'

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A riot occurred here on August 1, 1877, in which armed citizens fired upon strikers, killing four. Many were injured, including Scranton's mayor. As in numerous US cities, this labor unrest was a result of the US depression of 1873 and a nationwide railroad strike in 1877.
HM NumberHM1A61
Year Placed2008
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 12:32pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 444399 N 4584128
Decimal Degrees41.40678333, -75.66521667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 24.407', W 75° 39.913'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 24' 24.42" N, 75° 39' 54.78" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 434 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton PA 18503, US
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