The Banshee Pub

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Once a warehouse building, the pub was used as a morgue during a 1917 Spanish flu epidemic. It was believed to be haunted, hence the spooky name. The pub closed in 2012.

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    Geographic Information

    320 Penn Ave
    Scranton, PA 18503
    United States

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    41.411195, -75.664085
    Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
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