When Coal Was Queen: The History of the Queen City - Olyphant, Pennsylvania by Jay Luke
Approx. 19,450 words.
Published on July 28, 2009 by
Journey into the history of what was once called the "Jewel of the Mid Valley" — Olyphant, Pennsylvania, "The Queen City." This journey takes the reader through the earliest days of the township and notable events of the past. Included are some famous residents and visitors who passed through over the years, and of course the storied Anthracite Empire that built the town.