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American Cyanamid

Writing Workshop and Book Signing

Photo credits: “diary writing” by Fredrik Rubensson is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Writing Workshop and Book Signing The Lawrence County Historical Society will host a free memoir writing workshop and book signing Saturday, August 1st from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM in its annex building. “Creative Writing with Chris” – …

American Cyanamid – 50th Anniversary of Blast

50th Anniversary of the day of the American Cyanamid Powder Plant Explosion Presenter: Wayne Cole  July 6, 1964 Abbreviated history of company and blast Group discussion and eye witness accounts Please contact us if you were at the plant on July 6, 1964, the day of the blast

American Cyanamid Explosion

Eyewitness to Powder Plant Explosion

On July 6, 1964 there was an explosion at the American Cyanamid Chemical Plant in Edinburg, Pennsylvania. Five men were killed and many were injured. The following is Chester J. Hoover’s oral history of the Power Plant and his eyewitness account of the day of the blast. A Brief Oral …