Category: Locations

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Centralia, Pennsylvania was founded because of the discovery of anthracite coal in the area during the mid-1800s. Mining was of critical importance to the growth of the borough and the surrounding towns. If you...

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Centralia Pennsylvania once had its own American Legion – Post 608. This was located at the corner of Park Street and Locust Avenue. As Centralia’s residents began to relocate away from the mine fire...

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Did you know there’s a geyser near Centralia, Pennsylvania? It’s not actually a true, naturally formed geyser. Rather it was created accidentally by humans as a result of mining activities. The geyser is located...

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One of the memorable locations in Centralia Pennsylvania is an old, gnarled tree with a few signs on it. The tree can be seen on the right hand side while heading north along Route...

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Anyone visiting Centralia, Pennsylvania will notice some unusual crosses around the town. The crosses appear a bit spooky at first. They have an two extra horizontal pieces. The lower of these slants up to...

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There are a number of interesting small and medium-sized towns near Centralia, Pennsylvania. If you are heading to check out the mine fire, consider driving through a few of the following: Ashland Located directly...

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As residents left Centralia, Pennsylvania their homes were torn down and all signs of civilization were slowly erased. One of the few reminders of the town and its inhabitants were two green park benches....