When Coal Was Queen: The History of the Queen City - Olyphant, Pennsylvania
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When Coal Was Queen: The History of the Queen City - Olyphant, Pennsylvania

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When Coal Was Queen is a journey into the history of what was once called the "Jewel of the Mid Valley" - Olyphant, Pennsylvania, "The Queen City." This journey takes the reader through the earliest days of the township and notable events of the past. Included are some famous residents and visitors who passed through over the years, and of course the storied Anthracite Emp...more
Paperback, 145 pages
Published July 22nd 2009 by Tribute Books
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Jay Luke
Well I must be biased since I wrote this one, I spent a lot of time researching everything so it is a comprehensive history of the town of Olyphant PA.
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Jay Luke is a musician and artist from Throop, Pa. A graduate from Marywood University, Jay is very active in all things art, whether it be through painting, performing with his band, or through his day job as a graphic designer. As a project engineer of the Olyphant Coal Miner Memorial Association, he has delved deeply into the origins of the area and the forgotten histories of the towns around h...more
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