Lattimer Massacre

Lattimer Massacre (HMLHG)

Location: Jim Thorpe, PA 18202 Luzerne County
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N 40° 56.762', W 76° 1.051'

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Near here at Harwood, on Sept. 10, 1897, immigrant coal miners on strike began a march for higher wages and equal rights. Unarmed, they were fired upon at Lattimer by sheriff's deputies. Nineteen marchers—Polish, Slovak, and Lithuanian—were killed. The majority of the dead were buried in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Hazleton. Others were interred in St. Joseph's & Vine Street Cemeteries, Hazleton, and in St. Patrick Cemetery, McAdoo.
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 4:58am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] CHUCK MARTIENSSEN  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 414354 N 4533264
Decimal Degrees40.94603333, -76.01751667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 56.762', W 76° 1.051'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 56' 45.72" N, 76° 1' 3.06" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1251 Harwood St, Jim Thorpe PA 18202, US
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