Train Station Museum, Everett, Pennsylvania

A STATIC DISPLAY…OF LIFE IN A FORMER DAY!

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Everett, Pennsylvania is a small town in the south-central part of the state.  It was laid out in 1795 by a man named Michael Barndollar and originally named after the stream.  It was renamed Everett in honor of Edward Everett who was a statesman and orator.  It is a small on the Lincoln Highway.  (U.S. 30 bypasses the town.  Business U.S. 30 follows the original route.)  The town does not have much fame although the famous novelist Dean Koontz was born here.  It was the site of the Battle of Bloody Run in 1760, a massacre that took place at a small stream that runs through the town.  It is the home of two Medal of Honor recipients Ellis Weicht who fought in World War II and Sargent Robert Hocksock who fought in the Vietnam War.  If that is not enough for you, the Everett Cemetery has 152 gravesites of…

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

5 thoughts on “Train Station Museum, Everett, Pennsylvania

    1. Jonathan Caswell Post author

      AS LONG…..as he could handle the exterior train ride….no springs and rough benches on uneven track…or at least it was that way in the 1980’s when I got to visit (with a bunch of us fans from the southern tier of New York State!)

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