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By Victoria Dutko Leonelli

as soon as scattered with frontier forts and local American paths, Uniontown has replaced significantly considering the fact that Henry Beeson, a Virginia Quaker, provided fifty-four plenty on the market on July four, 1776. round Uniontown captures this historical past with approximately 2 hundred classic pictures culled from own collections and the Uniontown Public Library's data. In those pages, revisit 1896, while Uniontown had its maximum patriotic joyful celebration. View attractive tree-lined streets with the really good houses of coal barons. stopover at the "patch towns," and meet the folks who lived and labored in the course of the booming coal and coke period. Witness the sensational Polly Williams homicide trial, and know about a number of the specified people who have known as Uniontown domestic, resembling Gen. George C. Marshall, David Blythe, and "Crazy Billy."

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