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By Debra Schnarrs McGeehan,Dennis McGeehan

Philipsburg is a neighborhood at the Moshannon Creek, which flows east off the Allegheny Mountains in primary Pennsylvania. The area used to be blessed with wealthy seams of bituminous coal that experience supplied the world with employment and prosperity. With pursuits in Philadelphia, the Philips brothers of britain based a colony within the wilds of frontier Pennsylvania in 1797. A gristmill, sawmill, iron forge, and screw manufacturing unit begun the taming of the barren region. The Philips brothers ultimately again to England over political ameliorations, however the city they based carried on. Coal, bushes, clay, railroads, and steel fabrication have created a group intensely pleased with its background. vulnerable to flooding, the Moshannon Creek divides Centre and Clearfield Counties. This selection of photos comprises groups on either side of the creek, highlighting the area�s humans, undefined, trade, structure, and well-known viewers to the town.

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