Historic Map - Wilkes-Barre, PA - 1889

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1WA-WB-1889
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Description

View of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, P.A., 1889 / drawn & published by T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer, A. E. Downs, lith.

This aero-view map of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania was drawn by Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler and published by T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer in 1889. Wilkes-Barre was established in 1769 along the banks of the Susquehanna River.

The community was named after two British members of Parliament that supported America, John Wilkes and Isaac Barre.

Wilkes-Barre was found to be situated in the midst of the anthracite coal regions of Pennsylvania in the late 1800's.

The print from 1890 includes streets, bridges, buildings and railroad lines. It features inset illustrations of the following:

• Residence of Asa R. Brundage.
• Luzerne County Court House.
• Luzerne County Jail.
• High School


Features numbered & lettered references to the following locations:

  1. High School Building.
  2. Public Schools.
  3. Court House.
  4. Jail.
  5. 9th Regiment N. G. P. Armory.
  6. Wyoming Valley House. H. J. Dennin, Proprietor.
  7. Courtright House. B. R. Courtright, Proprietor.
  8. Luzerne House. Geo. W. Zeigler, Proprietor.
  9. Bristol House. E. C. Wasser, Proprietor.
10. Wilkes-Barre Gas Works.
11. Fire Brick Works. C. A. Becker, Proprietor.
12. Carriage Factory. Lewis LeGrand & Son, Proprietors.
13. City Bottling Works. F. Thorn.
14. Dickson Mfg. Works.
15. Morgan Planing Mill Co.
16. Brewery. C. Stegmaier & Son.
17. Lumber Yard. J. E. Patterson.
18. Lumber Yard. Sturdevant & Goff.
19. Lumber Yard. A. Ryman & Son.
20. Wilkes-Barre Paper Mfg. Co.
21. The Hazard Mfg. Co.
22. Acme Oil Co.
23. Mallinckrout Convent.
24. Ladies Underwear Mfg. Co. Galland Bros. & Co.
25. Hillman Vein Coal Co.
26. Wyoming Valley Mfg. Shops.
27. Planing Mill. S. Y. Kettle, Proprietor.
28. Planing Mill. Conrad Lee, Proprietor.
29. L. V. R. R. Shops.
30. L. V. R. R. Station.
31. N. J. C. R. R. Station.
 A. St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church (Irish).
 B. St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church (German).
 C. First Presbyterian Church.
 D. Presbyterian Memorial Church.
 E. Presbyterian Chapel.
 F. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.
 G. Zion’s Reformed Church.
 H. 1st. M. E. Church.
 J.  Central M. E. Church.
 K. Welsh Presbyterian Church.
 L. Zion’s M. E. Church.
 M. Primitive M. E. Church.
 N. Free Methodist Church.
 O. Salem Evangelical Church.
 P. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church.
 R. St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church.
 S. First Baptist Church.
 T. Puritan Congregational Church.
 U. Jewish B’nai Brith Church.
 V. Jewish B’nai Jacob.
W. Polish Hebrew.
 X. Welsh Church.

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