Revolutionary War Hero Honored With New Grave Marker

PLYMOUTH - For years, Abram Nesbitt's grave was another old marker among many in the Shawnee Cemetery. Faded letters showed his name, age and death date. A new marker now tells another piece of Nesbitt's life and Wyoming Valley history. In front of his

Sections:  u.s.   
  • Earth Day celebration at Marketplace at Steamtown educates public about environment
    SCRANTON — Honey, saplings and herbs were available for the taking at the Marketplace at Steamtown on Saturday during just one of many Earth Day celebrations around the region. The fourth annual Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County Earth Day i More
  • 75 Years Ago - Thousands view Japanese Sub in Scranton
    April 22, 1943 Thousands view Japanese sub Over 25,000 buyers of war bonds got an up-close look at a Japanese two-man suicide submarine the previous day in Scranton. The sub was on a tractor-trailer parked in the 100 block of Adams Avenue. More
  • STEM event encourages girls’ interest
    ARCHBALD — Middle school girls anxiously walked out onto the Valley View High School basketball court Saturday afternoon. Small cars made out of mouse traps — their wheels and bodies each varying in size, shimmering colors and design — in hand. More
    Wayne County Senior Judge Raymond L. Hamill recently sentenced: n Vladimir Malinak, 53, of Scranton, to six months to five years in the Wayne County Correctional Facility for one count of DUI and one count of driving while operating privileges suspended o More
  • Around the Towns April 22, 2018
    Jermyn The borough’s shade tree commission, borough officials and Girl Scout troops from Jermyn and Mayfield on Monday will honor deceased members of the Crystal Fire Company at an Arbor Day ceremony. Arbor Day is officially Friday, but, to honor the late More
  • Revolutionary War soldier is honored at SCC ceremony
    Underneath the earthen floor there rests Revolutionary War hero Stephen Smith and his family ... and the Daughters of the American Revolution organization partnered for a grave marking ceremony to call attention to Smith’s importance in local and ...
    04/17/2018 - 12:26 am | View Link
  • Legendary Revolutionary War Hero Now Lies Unknown in Philadelphia Churchyard
    The result: few people today know anything about this fearless hero. In part because of him, British shipping insurance rates jumped an average of 28% during the Revolutionary War. Britain placed five warships in the English Channel to stop Conyngham.
    04/28/2015 - 1:33 am | View Link
  • Revolutionary War hero honored with marker
    Next year, the DAR plans to install a marker at the grave of Absalom Case, her ancestor, who is buried in a small local cemetery. Nesbitt is one of at least three Revolutionary War veterans buried in the cemetery and may be joined by more brothers-in-arms.
    05/28/2013 - 6:27 am | View Link
  • Commemorate Revolutionary War Hero Feb. 27
    Francis Marion's grave replacing the broken box tomb in Pineville ... even British prisoners. After the war he sponsored bills in the SC Legislature that fostered benevolent treatment of Loyalists. On Feb. 27, 1795 he died at the age of 63, his health ...
    02/18/2013 - 4:16 pm | View Link
  • New research: Raynham Revolutionary War hero's bloodline lives on
    While America was fighting its war for independence from Britain, a Raynham slave took up arms, not only aid the revolution, but to win his freedom. Tobias "Toby" Gilmore, a local Revolutionary War hero whose ... it made me feel so honored and humbled ...
    10/21/2010 - 1:01 am | View Link
  • More
  • The American Empire
    This timeline presents events related to this site, with links to pertinent parts of it, and some Wikipedia links : Event
    04/20/2018 - 12:06 am | View Website
  • John Paul Jones
    John Paul Jones (born John Paul; July 6, 1747 – July 18, 1792) was the United States' first well-known naval commander in the American Revolutionary War.He made many friends and enemies—who accused him of piracy—among America's political elites, and his actions in British waters during the Revolution earned him an international reputation ...
    04/19/2018 - 1:48 am | View Website
  • War
    It would be superfluous in me to point out to your Lordship that this is war. Charles Francis Adams, Despatch to Earl Russell (Sept. 5, 1863).; But what do we mean by the American Revolution?
    04/18/2018 - 7:57 pm | View Website
  • Families
    MARY MUSGROVE AND HER FATHER, EDWARD MUSGROVE’S FAMILY. This is a study in process that must be read, corrected and re-examined especially in years to come.
    04/18/2018 - 2:25 am | View Website
  • Project Audie Murphy
    Lt. Audie L. Murphy Most Decorated World War II Combat Soldier June 20, 1924 - May 28, 1971 . Last update on March 30, 2016 Not Affiliated with the Society of the 3ID
    04/17/2018 - 9:21 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More U.s. News