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Fireworks Talk

Lawrence County Historical Society will present “How New Castle Became the Firework Capital of America” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17 at the library. Speaker Claudia Manly will briefly talk about the history, origin, and use of fireworks, the path from China to Italy, and the immigration to the United States. She will discuss the original New Castle firework companies –Fazzoni Brothers, Rossi, and Zambelli – and then provide an update on the fireworks industry in New Castle today.

Registration requested, but not required: 724-658-6659 x109 or

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