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Lawrence County Historical Society Haunted History Walking Tour and Reading

Haunted History Walking Tour & Reading

Walking Tour dates: October 18, 19, 25 & 26. Join us for Due to the subject matter, participation is restricted to ages 12 and older – Prepaid Reservations only – Space is limited Hear Tales A Black Hand threat Mistaken Identity leads to murder A Gruesome suicide Haunted Buildings Witness A …

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 …