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By St. Clair Community and Historical Society

St. Clair lies in a slender valley wealthy with anthracite assets. the city used to be born round 1831, in the course of the nice difficult coal growth in northeast Pennsylvania. through the years the city multiplied to surrounding components or patches often called Arnouts Addition, Wadesville, darkish Water, New fort, Mount Laffee, Crow hole, Ravensdale, Lorraine, Diener's Hill, East Mines, and Mill Creek. humans got here from those components to paintings within the mines, railroads, and helping industries. because the call for for coal elevated, town grew to a excessive element of 7,000 citizens. The decline of the coal additionally introduced the decline of the railroads, and the inhabitants of St. Clair fell. the images in round St. Clair exhibit the fortitude of its humans; the outstanding citizens who've won nationwide popularity of their achievements within the exertions stream, clinical box, activities; and the various cultures that make up the town.

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