Tagged: Concerned Citizens Action Group Against the Centralia Mine Fire

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Here is a truly fascinating look at Centralia, Pennsylvania and the mine fire circa 1982. This 30 minute PBS documentary tells the story of the fire, includes interviews with residents, and features footage of...

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Who made Centralia PA’s residents leave their homes and the town? In truth, it was no one person or organization. Rather, it was several different parties over many years. By 1980, the borough of...

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In 2001 the last remaining commercial building in Centralia, Pennsylvania stood at the corner of Center Street and Locust Avenue. This is the corner where Route 61 meets Route 42. The three story structure...