Nestled in the hills of scenic western Pennsylvania, the borough of Indiana is a center of learning and the seat of county government. Incorporated in 1816, the borough lies in the heart of the state's bituminous coal region. Indiana has been home to a wide variety of industries and businesses, from breweries and lumber companies to higher education and Christmas tree farms. Among thousands of successful families and individuals, Indiana is famous as the home of actor Jimmy Stewart, Gov. John S. Fishe, and author Ed Abbey.Indiana, Pennsylvania is a compilation of stunning photographs that reveal a historical community. Included in this valuable history are the secret connections to the Underground Railroad, the arrival of electricity and telephones, the first automobiles, and the last Civil War veteran. Indiana, Pennsylvania also features many parts of the borough that have vanished, such as Indiana's early buildings and most of the old downtown hotels.
San Francisco : Arcadia Publishing, 2013