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'''Necho Allen''' was a Pennsylvanian who is sometimes credited with discovering anthracite coal in Pottsville, Pennsylvania in 1790.  His campfire accidentally ignited some of it.
'''Necho Allen''' was a Pennsylvanian who is sometimes credited with discovering anthracite coal in Pottsville, Pennsylvania in 1790.  His campfire accidentally ignited some of it while he was on a hunting trip.


There were earler reports of coal in the vicinity. <ref>https://www.mcall.com/news/mc-xpm-1989-08-17-2703368-story.html</ref>
There were earler reports of coal in the vicinity. <ref>https://www.mcall.com/news/mc-xpm-1989-08-17-2703368-story.html</ref>