Carbondale



a city in SW Illinois.
a city in NE Pennsylvania, near Scranton: coal-mining center.
Historical Examples

Carbondale is situated in one of the richest anthracite coal regions of the state, and its principal interest is in coal.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3 Various

The first trip of an American locomotive was made on the Carbondale and Honesdale road.
A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year Edwin Emerson

Carbondale was then a thriving little village, with a few stores, a blacksmith shop, and about a dozen saloons.
Tales and Trails of Wakarusa Alexander Miller Harvey

They went to Carbondale, Pennsylvania, where an uncle of Mrs. Kershaw’s was living.
Lyman’s History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 1 (of 2) William Denison Lyman

At a meeting, in Carbondale, of certain members of the order of Molly Maguires.
The Blind Brother Homer Greene

But twenty years ago there was no busier mine than the Dryden from Carbondale to Nanticoke.
The Blind Brother Homer Greene

The settlement of the place began in 1824 with the opening of the coal mines, and Carbondale was chartered as a city in 1851.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3 Various

It has a public library, a small park, an emergency hospital and the Carbondale city private hospital.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3 Various

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