Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USGenWeb
Charles Lindbergh, Orlo Edward Hanna, Scranton Police, 1928

Click image to enlarge - the plane is visible in the background
Why Lindbergh was there: " It was a foggy Friday evening in June and a lone pilot was flying low over the Susquehanna River. Between the fog in the mountainous terrain and the approaching darkness, he knew he wouldn’t make his destination of New York city. He would have to put the plane down. Somewhere. Col. Charles A. Lindbergh had picked up the Susquehanna River about 45 miles north of Pittston and was using it as a guide." Read the rest of the story.

Submitted by Barbara Petroski, granddaughter of Orlo Edward Hanna, February 2008

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