Cannelton, Pennsylvania

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Cannelton is an unincorporated community located in Darlington Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, about 3 miles west of Darlington. Settled in 1795, the Darlington Cannel Coal Railroad was built there starting in 1852[1] eventually connecting to the Pennsylvania Railroad in New Galilee, Pennsylvania. Cannelton derived its name from the cannel coal that was mined there beginning in 1838.[2]


  1. ^ "Ira Mansfield's Cannel Coal". Milestones, Vol. 3, No. 2. Retrieved 9 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Cannelton Historical Marker". Retrieved 9 September 2011. 

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