Carbondale is situated in one of the richest anthracite coal regions of the state, and its principal interest is in coal.
The first trip of an American locomotive was made on the Carbondale and Honesdale road.
Carbondale was then a thriving little village, with a few stores, a blacksmith shop, and about a dozen saloons.
They went to Carbondale, Pennsylvania, where an uncle of Mrs. Kershaw's was living.
At a meeting, in Carbondale, of certain members of the order of Molly Maguires.
But twenty years ago there was no busier mine than the Dryden from Carbondale to Nanticoke.
The settlement of the place began in 1824 with the opening of the coal mines, and Carbondale was chartered as a city in 1851.
It has a public library, a small park, an emergency hospital and the Carbondale city private hospital.