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Carbondale, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 41° 34.341 W 075° 30.171
18T E 458077 N 4602418
Quick Description: Built in 1892 the Carbondale Municipal Building is city hall and a courthouse.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/27/2014 8:20:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMMZ3K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
About the Town Hall

It is Romanesque Revival architectural style where no alterations have been made to the building since it was built. The primary part of the building is 3 stories with an attic level. Facing the building is a 5 story tower with a clock and topped with a pyramidal roof. The architect was Truman I Lacey.

About the town.

Carbondale was the site of the first deep vein anthracite coal mine in the United States.

Today, the Carbondale Historical Society and Museum records and maintains that history. The Carbondale City Hall and Courthouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

1829: the Delaware and Hudson Gravity Railroad from Carbondale to Honesdale began operations on October 9, 1829. This was the first commercially successful railroad to operate in America.

Source: (visit link)
Name: Carbondale City Hall

Address:
One N. Main St
Carbondale, PA


Date of Construction: 1/1/1892

Architect: Truman I Lacey

Web Site for City/Town/Municipality: [Web Link]

Memorials/Commemorations/Dedications: Not listed

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