Plum Borough (Images of America) by Frank J. Kordalski Jr.

By Frank J. Kordalski Jr.

Plum Township, which later reorganized as Plum Borough, was once based on December 18, 1788, and westward pioneers quickly selected to settle within the area. William McJunkin, an Irish emigrant and one of many earliest settlers, got here to Plum Borough and in 1790 used to be granted a tract of land he got here to name �Greenfield.� within the nineteenth century, Plum Borough was once an agricultural gold mine for the courageous settlers who wanted to to migrate from their East Coast homesteads. throughout the twentieth century, Plum Borough emerged from being an agricultural suburb of the metal urban to turn into a colourful residential neighborhood with a wondrously vibrant future.

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