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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 73 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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OLD FORGE, a borough of Lackawanna county, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., on the Lackawanna river, about 6 m. S.W. of Scranton. Pop. (1900) 5630 (2494_ foreign-born, principally Italians); (1910) 1i,324. It is served by the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western and the Lehigh Valley railways. The principal public buildings are the town-hall and the high school. The borough is situated in the anthracite coal region, and the mining of coal is the principal industry, though there are also various manufactures. Old Forge was settled in 183o and incorporated as a borough in 1899.
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