From Anthracite to Electric: Scranton, PA.

by Benjamin Jenks on September 16th, 2009
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“The mind determines what is possible.  The soul surpasses it.” – Pilar Coolinta

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Scranton, Pennsylvania

Welcome to the Electric City!  I decided to throw down my root for a few days here, because… well, it just felt right.  Here are some photos:

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The television program, "The Office" is set here (although you probably knew that)

 

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Scranton used to be called the Anthracite City.

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Vice President Joe Biden was born here.

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Scranton has a Houdini Museum.

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In 1887, Scranton had one of the first electric trolleys.

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A big coal town, that has had to find others ways to survive.

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Tommorrow, I will write about a small theater in town named the Vintage Theater.  

Create Our World.

Ben

“Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.” – Proverb

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