Created 14-Jul-17
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Consisting of 36 homes, small villages like this were built in rural Pennsylvania during the 19th and early 20th century by mining companies. Their workers needed a place to live, and having a proper community and family space provided by the company improved morale among miners. Once the great depression hit and the mining industry declined, many of these villages were abandoned

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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:North America
Subcategory Detail:United States of America
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