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Powderly, Terence V., House

Scranton, Pennsylvania
County of Lackawanna.
National Register Number: 66000667
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 23, 1966):
This was the long-time home of Terence Vincent Powderly (1849-1924), who from 1879 to 1893 was the head of the Knights of Labor, an early national labor organization. The Knights flourished under his leadership for a time but by 1890, its membership had declined.


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