By Jim Campbell

whereas Selinsgrove is common of the numerous cities situated alongside the shorelines of the Susquehanna River, it has cultivated its personal id because the domestic of Susquehanna college, based in 1858 because the Missionary Institute and later changing into one of many nation’s first coeducational faculties. sooner than the Pennsylvania Canal, numerous Selinsgrove turbines have been very important within the around the world flour exchange, the place wheat was once flooring into flour and floated on arks downriver to Baltimore. for many of the twentieth century, Rolling eco-friendly Park used to be a number one leisure appeal, and for over 60 years the Selinsgrove Speedway’s dash automobile races have triggered spectators to hail it as “the quickest half-mile airborne dirt and dust tune within the East.” What really makes Selinsgrove and the encompassing region popular is the original participants that experience marked its background. via greater than two hundred photos, many formerly unpublished, round Selinsgrove depicts the areas and those that have made those groups into what they're today.

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