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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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There’s something about the story of Centralia, Pennsylvania that inspires people to do some pretty weird things. This can be seen in a number of photos and videos posted online. We’ve featured several of...

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Here’s a neat video exploring Centralia Pennsylvania. The footage is from a 2002 segment on the Discovery Channel about what remains of the town. The clip begins with some shots of the steaming burn...

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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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At the end of each week, we find and post the best Centralia, PA images from the last seven days. If you have anything you’d like to share, please tweet a link to @centralia_pa....