Mahanoy Area Historical Society's Mahanoy Area (Images of America) PDF

By Mahanoy Area Historical Society

ISBN-10: 0738599042

ISBN-13: 9780738599045

ISBN-10: 1531666981

ISBN-13: 9781531666989

The Mahanoy zone in Schuylkill County is the center of the anthracite coal sector. it's quintessentially outlined through hardworking people who made their livings round the mining undefined, however the quarter was once additionally the root of relations fortunes, longstanding enterprise ventures, and political intrigue. actual property magnate Charles D. Kaier all started the mostup-to-date brewery of the day the following; early resident John Smith equipped his lavish fourteen-room mansion for $40,000 in 1908; and the arguable Mollie Maguires�a mystery society of Irish coal miners who used violence opposed to mining hierarchy�were dependent here.

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