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Gap Stories

On June 21, I will be in Locust Gap, making portraits and interviewing some of the Gap’s older residents and former residents. ┬áThis will be part of a project aimed at encapsulating, through first person accountings, the rich history of … Continue reading

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Celtic Coal Region

My Irish ancestors began their immigration to the United States ca 1830’s, mostly from parts unknown. They all planted seeds in the coal region of Schuylkill County. Many stayed there, some traveled to neighboring Northumberland County. My own mother was … Continue reading

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