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Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA
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Where is Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA? 

Beaver Falls is a city in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located 31 miles (50 km) northwest of Pittsburgh, and on the Beaver River, six miles (9 km) from its confluence with the Ohio River.

Originally called Brighton, Beaver Falls was chartered as a borough in 1868. It adopted the commission form of government in 1913.

In the 1870s, Beaver Falls was home to a Chinatown and had as many as 200 Chinese residents.Wikipedia


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News  1880 - Beaver Falls, Pa., File Works Burned; Loss $400,000 - FIRE IN FILE WORKS
Pittsburg, April 19.- The Western File works at Beaver Falls, Pa., caught fire at 10 o'clock in this morning, and totally destroyed the building, together with its stock and machinery. Loss estimated at $400,000; insurance 125,000. The origin of the fire is not known, but suspected to be a spark...Read MORE...


News  1891 - DASHED INTO ETERNITY - A SERIOUS COLLISION AT ROCK POINT ON THE P. & L. E. R. R.
One man killed and four others badly injured - A train crowded with laborers runs into a freight - A brakeman said to have given the wrong signal - the killed and injured.

BEAVER FALLS, PA, April 25, - a serious accident occurred on the Pittsburg and Lake Erie railroad, between Rock Point and...Read MORE...



1893 - April 8 – The first recorded college basketball game occurs in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania between the Geneva College Covenanters and the New Brighton YMCA.

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1904 - Beaver Falls Borough
This busy manufacturing center is situated in the valley of the Big Beaver Creek, about three and a half miles from its mouth. The town occupies mainly a plateau some fifty or sixty feet above the creek, and has thus excellent natural drainage. The hills on either side, especially to the west, rise ...Read MORE...


1916
Beaverfalls, a banking post-borough of Beaver co., Pa., on the W. bank of the Beaver River and on the Pennsylvania, and the Pittsburg and Lake Erie Rs., 32 miles SW. of Pittsburg. It is connected by bridge with New Brighton. The borough is an important manufacturing centre, Md its industries...Read MORE...



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