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American Cyanamid – 50th Anniversary of Blast

April 26, 2014 @ 1:00 pm 2:30 pm EDT

front page of new castle news dated tuesday july 7, 1964 with headline 5 men believed dead in blasts

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


April 26, 2014
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EDT
FREE – Open to the Public
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Lawrence County Historical Society
408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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