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Town of Boswell, Boswell, Somerset County, PA

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Town of Boswell, Boswell, Somerset County, PA

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Significance: The houses built at Boswell in the early 1900s were the work of the Merchants Coal Company, led by company president Thomas T. Boswell. Merchants Coal constructed four types of workers' houses and a number of stone houses for company managers. The company also dominated the small downtown with its large stone-constructed company store, bank building, and brick-constructed company office.
Survey number: HAER PA-367
Building/structure dates: 1901 Initial Construction

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1901
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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Boswell, Thomas T
Merchants Coal Company
Madrid, transmitter
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Boswell (Pa.)40.15632, -79.02105
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