Around Selinsgrove (Images of America) by Jim Campbell

By Jim Campbell

whereas Selinsgrove is average of the various cities positioned alongside the shorelines of the Susquehanna River, it has cultivated its personal identification because the domestic of Susquehanna college, based in 1858 because the Missionary Institute and later changing into one of many nation’s first coeducational schools. sooner than the Pennsylvania Canal, numerous Selinsgrove generators have been very important within the around the globe flour alternate, the place wheat was once floor into flour and floated on arks downriver to Baltimore. for many of the 20 th century, Rolling eco-friendly Park used to be a number one leisure charm, and for over 60 years the Selinsgrove Speedway’s dash vehicle races have brought on spectators to hail it as “the quickest half-mile dust music within the East.” What actually makes Selinsgrove and the encircling zone widespread is the original contributors that experience marked its heritage. via greater than two hundred pictures, many formerly unpublished, round Selinsgrove depicts the areas and those that have made those groups into what they're today.

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