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Pennsylvania Coal Region subject of new history by John R. Lindermuth

POTTSVILLE, Pa.¬†—¬†Sunbury Press has released John R. Lindermuth’s history “Digging Dusky Diamonds” recounting life in Pennsylvania’s Coal Region. About the book: Based on contemporary newspaper accounts and genealogical records, Digging Dusky Diamonds tells the story of the people who made the anthracite coal mining industry a major economic force in Pennsylvania in the 19th and […]