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Near Wellsboro in Tioga County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Blossburg Coal

 
 
Blossburg Coal Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, May 31, 2014
1. Blossburg Coal Marker
Inscription. From 1840-90, "Bloss" coal from the mines of the nearby region was widely known and used as smithing and steam coal. Tioga in those years was a leading county in bituminous coal production in the U.S.
 
Erected 1987 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 41° 38.401′ N, 77° 18.083′ W. Marker was near Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, in Tioga County. Marker was at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 287 and Pennsylvania Road 3009, on the right when traveling north on State Route 287. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Wellsboro PA 16901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Mary Wells Morris (approx. 7.4 miles away); Tioga County (approx. 7.4 miles away); The First Bank (approx. 7.4 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 7.4 miles away); Nessmuk (approx. 7.4 miles away); Edwin A. VanValkenburg (approx. 7.4 miles away); William A. Stone (approx. 7.4 miles away); a different marker also named William A. Stone (approx. 7.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellsboro.
 
Related markers.
Wide view of the Blossburg Coal Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, May 31, 2014
2. Wide view of the Blossburg Coal Marker
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker shown.
 
Also see . . .  We're Blossburg Proud: Blossburg Coal History. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Wide view of the Blossburg Coal [June 2011 Missing] Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 4, 2011
3. Wide view of the Blossburg Coal [June 2011 Missing] Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3. submitted on June 7, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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