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Norvelt Community

Youghiogheny

Norvelt Community

Westmoreland Homestead

Location Details

PHONE: NA
ADDRESS: SR981 & SR2007
Norvelt, PA 15674

Description

Built by the U.S. government during the 1930s to promote self-sufficiency among unemployed coal miners, Norvelt was named for First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, who championed both this “subsistence homestead” and its privately developed counterpart, Penn-Craft (Monongahela Route).

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