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Stagecoach burns in the middle of its run in central Pennsylvania

Centre County, Pennsylvania, 1857
03/09/1860
The regular mail stagecoach between Lock Haven and Tyrone in Pennsylvania caught fire on its run near Bellefonte when a passenger dropped a match.  The passengers and driver escaped but the horses took bolted and the coach, luggage, and the mail were all completely burned.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
 Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 175.

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