McKean County: Where the Gold is Green

The great gold and silver rushes of the late nineteenth century to places such as the Black Hills, Colorado, Arizona, California and Alaska have long been hailed in story and song for their excite¬≠ment, riches and heartbreak. But, the rush for “green gold” to McKean County during the same century was equally or more exciting. First, there were the forests – immense forests of...
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Letters

Boom Town Thank you for the fine article “Survival of an American Boom Town” by Gregory DL Morris in the Summer 2005 issue about Bradford in McKean County. My father was born in Kendall, McKean County, in 1884. That community apparently no longer exists and has become part of Bradford, although there remains a Kendall Creek and a Kendall Avenue, as well as mention in the article of...
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