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Allegheny & Its Tokens – Gone But Not Forgotten

Allegheny & Its Tokens – Gone But Not Forgotten

Jun 25, 20218 min read
Allegheny City was located just across the Allegheny River from downtown Pittsburgh, PA. It is now known simply as “the North Side” (See figure 1). Allegheny was long ago absorbed by the growing city of Pittsburgh, but its memory lives on……
The Ghost Town Tokens of Thurber, Texas

The Ghost Town Tokens of Thurber, Texas

Jun 20, 20218 min read

Opera House – Thurber TexasLibrary of Congress Digital Collections The remains of Thurber, Texas are located in the northwestern portion of Erath County, about 75 miles west of Fort Worth. Few people outside of northern Texas have ever heard of this old ghost town. The town was born in 1885, and pretty much had died as…

The Forgotten Tokens of Howell Works Garden

The Forgotten Tokens of Howell Works Garden

Jun 20, 20211 min read

James P. Allaire In the early 1830s New Jersey, there was a picturesque and grandiose town established, situated in Monmouth County.  Located thirteen miles south of Freehold, and six miles west of Sea Girt, the settlement was known as the town of Allaire….

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The Tokens of the William Seymour Company Store

The Tokens of the William Seymour Company Store

Jun 20, 20211 min read

Broadway was Dewar’s Main Street The coal mining towns of Dewar and Coalton, Oklahoma were located on the peripheries of what was once considered the greatest oil fields in the Western United States. The towns were…

The Explosive Tokens of Hiawatha, Utah

The Explosive Tokens of Hiawatha, Utah

Jun 20, 20211 min read

19th Century Downtown Historic Hiawatha, Utah The community of Hiawatha, Utah was founded on or about the year 1910 on the grounds of an old cattle ranch. Sitting at the headwaters of Miller Creek, the town…

The Elusive Story of Packard, Kentucky

The Elusive Story of Packard, Kentucky

Jun 20, 20211 min read

Packard, Kentucky – 1 of 2 Known Photographs Packard Kentucky was an enigma. A ghost-town long extinct, Packard exists only in the surviving memories of a few former inhabitants, a handful of faded snapshots, and but…

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