Centralia, Pennsylvania, The modern ghost town

Centralia, Pennsylvania, The modern ghost town

Johnathan Faust opened Bull’s Head Tavern in Centralia in 1841, and Centralia was incorporated as a borough in 1866. The anthracite coal industry was the principal employer in the community until the 1960s, when most of the companies went out of business. An exposed vein of coal ignited in 1962 thanks to … Read more

Eastern State Penitentiary – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Operated from 1829 until 1971, Eastern State was one of the first modern penitentiaries. Now a national landmark, the prison was designed in a revolutionary wagon wheel shape which became a globally adopted style. Eastern State held the likes of Willie Sutton and Al Capone. If only walls could talk!

Health Insurance Options You Can Choose In Pennsylvania

Let’s agree on something; your health is the most precious thing in your life. If you don’t take good care of your health, you won’t be able to work which can result in a no-money, no-life situation. That’s why the first thing you should consider is opting for a health insurance program … Read more

Interesting Facts about Pennsylvania

Interesting Facts about Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has been a central part of American history with all of the historical happenings in Philadelphia and even the spot of the first major oil boom. The Drake Well is a 69.5-foot -deep oil well in Cherrytree Township.  The success of this well lead to the first oil boom in the United … Read more