St. Clair Community and Historical Society's Around St. Clair (Images of America) PDF

By St. Clair Community and Historical Society

St. Clair lies in a slim valley wealthy with anthracite assets. the city used to be born round 1831, through the nice not easy coal increase in northeast Pennsylvania. through the years the city extended to surrounding components or patches referred to as Arnouts Addition, Wadesville, darkish Water, New citadel, Mount Laffee, Crow hole, Ravensdale, Lorraine, Diener's Hill, East Mines, and Mill Creek. humans got here from those parts to paintings within the mines, railroads, and aiding industries. because the call for for coal elevated, town grew to a excessive element of 7,000 citizens. The decline of the coal additionally introduced the decline of the railroads, and the inhabitants of St. Clair fell. the images in round St. Clair convey the fortitude of its humans; the outstanding citizens who've won nationwide popularity of their achievements within the exertions stream, scientific box, activities; and the varied cultures that make up the town.

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