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Union Township of Luzerne County, formed in July 1813, originally was part of Huntington Township. It borders on the Susquehanna River and two creeks from River Mountain. Sawmills were established in 1790 in the northwest corner by brothers-in-law…
In honor of all those
who served from
Shickshinny and Vicinity
in World Wars I and II
Soldier rest! The warfare o'er
dream of fighting fields no more.
Sleep the sleep that knows no breaking,
morn of toil, nor night of waking.
Founded as a coal-company town around 1882 by the West End Coal Company. Named for Frances Slocum, a girl from Wilkes-Barre, who was kidnapped by Indians after the Battle of Wyoming in 1778.
This memorial is dedicated
to our valiant comrades
who died on the field of battle
to all who served the flag of the
United States of America
in all its wars.
Rest comrades! Rest and sleep,
the thoughts of men should be
Indian word for "Place where five mountains meet." These mountains are River, Lee, Rocky, Knob and Newport. Laid out in 1857 and incorporated as a borough in 1861, Shickshinny was a major stop on the North Branch Canal that was built in 1828 and r…
This Indian path intersects here. It led from the Great Island (Lock Haven) past the Indian town of Muncy, and then it followed the gap between these mountains to join the Great Warriors Path at Shickshinny. This path was used by Count Zinzendorf …