Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Osceola Mills in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Osceola Mills

 
 
Osceola Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 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); Alexander Cemetery (approx. 8 miles away); Alexander's Fording (approx. 8.9 miles away); Plumbe Forge (approx. 9 miles away); Bloody Knox (approx. 10.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceRailroads & StreetcarsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Osceola Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, September 1, 2017
2. Osceola Mills Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Paid Advertisement