from Glendale, AZ
Connellsville became the first city in Fayette County when it merged with New Haven in 1909. Connellsvilles growth was shaped by the Youghiogheny River, coal mining, and coke production, which fueled the nations steel industry for nearly 100 years. Known as the coke capital of the world, Connellsvil...
Paul E. Eckman, Karen Hechler, the Connellsville Area Historical Society