In 1881, Pittsburgh entrepreneurs established the North Savage Firebrick Works of Welsh, Palmer & Maxwell just outside Fairhope. The company specializes in the manufacture of superior quality of red brick.
The B&O railroad line through Fairhope continues to operate, however it has been absorbed in the CSX Transportation.
Fairhope is located at(39.8948, -78.8304).
- Jaclyn LaPlaca, "Somerset County: Pride Beyond the Mountains, PA", Arcadia Publishing, 2003, ISBN 0-7385-2452-2