Quiz: Wilkes-Barre PA Facts Share this...FacebookTwitter Wilkes-Barre PA was named after John Wilkes and Isaac Barre who were: Blacksmiths from Rhode Island Founders of Pennsylvania’s first feed & hardware store Members of The British Parliament Wealthy publishers from Philadelphia Members of The British Parliament who supported Colonial America Continue >> What world record was set in Pennsylvania? The Heaviest Apple The Fastest Mile on a Pogo Stick The Largest Chocolate Rabbit The Largest Butter Sculpture The world record for Fastest Mile on a Pogo Stick was set in 2017 Continue >> What famous food company was founded in the Wilkes-Barre? Smuckers Jelly Heinz Ketchup Planters Peanuts Kelloggs Cereal Planters Peanuts was founded in Wilkes-Barre in 1906 Continue >> In 2019, how many crimes were reported in Luzerne County, Pennslyvania? 17,000 25,000 10,000 8,0000 In 2019, there were 10,000 crimes reported in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. Continue >> Wilkes-Barre’s nickname is The City of Stories The Diamond City The Sweetest Place on Earth The Electric City Wilkes-Barre was nicknamed The Diamond City after coal mining boomed there in the 1800’s. Continue >> Quiz: Wilkes-Barre PA Facts You really know your stuff! Do you love quizzes? Visit REELZ.com for other new quizzes and become a trivia master. Quiz: Wilkes-Barre PA Facts Not too shabby! Do you love quizzes? Visit REELZ.com for other new quizzes and become a trivia master. Quiz: Wilkes-Barre PA Facts Take it again, we won't tell! Do you love quizzes? Visit REELZ.com for other new quizzes and become a trivia master. Just tell us who you are to view your results ! Your first name : Your email address : Show my results >> Please share this quiz to view your results . Facebook PLAY AGAIN !