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Osceola Mills in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Osceola Mills

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, September 1, 2017
1. Osceola Mills Marker
Inscription.  The first town in the county to receive a railroad in 1862 and the telephone in 1878. In 1874 Berwind-White, the 4th largest coal company in the world, was founded here. The 1875 fire made homeless over 1200 of 1500 residents. Birthplace of Publisher Horace Liveright in 1886. On the route of the Lakes to Sea Highway in 1923. Revolutionary War Patriot Elizabeth Goss is buried at Stumptown.
 
Erected 2004 by Clearfield County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & StreetcarsWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 40° 51.095′ N, 78° 16.14′ W. Marker is in Osceola Mills, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Curtin Street and Lingle Street, on the right when traveling east on Curtin Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Osceola Mills PA 16666, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Paths (approx. 2.8 miles away); John Henry Simler House (approx. 4
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By Mike Wintermantel, September 1, 2017
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miles away); Philipsburg (approx. 4 miles away); Miners' Strikes (approx. 4.1 miles away); Halehurst (approx. 4.2 miles away); Union Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Kyler Homestead (approx. 5.3 miles away); Alexander Cemetery (approx. 8 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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