We regret to inform you that Zvents.com is closing its doors October 31st, 2014. We’re proud to have served the community for so long, but business pressures have forced us to make the difficult decision to close down Zvents.com and the Zvents Media Network. Thank you for supporting us over the years. For more on the closure of Zvents.com see this page.
Home | Register | Log In

Philadelphia, PA

   [change my location]
  • Print
  • Calendar
  • Share
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Other Literary Arts
Tags movies

Author Visit - Local Historian David DeKok on the Centralia, PA Mine Fire

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 7:00p

Join author and historian David DeKok for a discussion of Centralia, PA and the coal mine fire that has been burning beneath the town for over 50 years. Mr. DeKok will discuss why the fire is still burning, what Centralia looks like today, and how the town has influenced popular culture, particularly the horror movie Silent Hill (2006).
Originally from Michigan, DeKok first became interested in Centralia while working as a reporter at The News-Item in Shamokin, Pennsylvania in the 1970s. He went
… Show more

Created by eventbrite | Claim this event

eventbrite Check Site Buy Now
Location & Nearby Info
Free Library of Philadelphia, Room 108
1901 Vine St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 686-5322
Show nearby:
Reviews & Comments
This event currently has no reviews. Be the first to share your thoughts with others!

Hot Tickets Ticket More »