The 5.9 Earthquake yesterday, that we felt up here, and they felt in Michigan, Toronto, and Atlanta, was centered in Mineral, Virginia. Mineral, Virginia is so named because of the pyrite and sulfur deposits that were found there in the 1800s.
Pyrite, sulfur... this indicates, geologically, an area that used to have mineral SPRINGS,…Continue
Added by Ben Royce on August 24, 2011 at 9:47am — No Comments
Everyone blanche: the opening picture is of East Main Street, Beacon.
But the picture caption says: "Main Street in Hudson, N.Y., shows elements of both the town's economic struggle and its influx of city émigrés."
Good read nonetheless.