By Dunbar Historical Society

Settled within the 1790s and included in 1883, Dunbar used to be named for Col. Thomas Dunbar, who besides Gen. Edward Braddock and George Washington got here to the realm in 1755 to take again fortress Duquesne. In 1791, Isaac Meason all started the Union Furnace, marking the start of the economic progress that turned Dunbar's lifeblood for greater than a century. classic images in Dunbar catch the town's undefined, tragedies equivalent to the Hill Farm Mine catastrophe, religion, weddings, pursuits that entertained old and young alike, fascinating humans, and lovely constructions that stand as a testomony to a extra wealthy age. this day tourism possibilities equivalent to the Sheepskin path, the Fayette relevant Railroad vacationer educate, and the coke oven undertaking on the Dunbar old Society's park are assisting the neighborhood reinvent itself and supply a brand new destiny for the little town.

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Settled within the 1790s and included in 1883, Dunbar was once named for Col. Thomas Dunbar, who in addition to Gen. Edward Braddock and George Washington got here to the world in 1755 to take again fortress Duquesne. In 1791, Isaac Meason all started the Union Furnace, marking the start of the commercial development that grew to become Dunbar's lifeblood for greater than a century.

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