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By James J. Racht

the 1st nonnative settlers arrived in Ragged Island, as Carbondale was once then identified, round 1802. 20 years later, brothers William and Maurice Wurts have been exploring the wasteland after they took notice of numerous outcroppings of “curious black stones.” those stones became out to be anthracite coal, and the 2 Philadelphia businessmen grew to become pioneers in America’s business Revolution. Carbondale’s trip has taken many twists and turns up to now centuries. the colourful and interesting mosaic of pictures in Carbondale offers the reader a glimpse into the center of small-town the United States and a transparent photograph of this old city’s past.

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