The police waited for Reverend Tipton to finish his sermon on November, in 1892. Attendees were stunned to learn the simple “mountain preacher,” was actually a wanted man, married to three different women, wanted for two homicides, and who had outstanding warrants for forgery and grand larceny.
Centralia, Pennsylvania is the favorite mining town here at the House. Not only does it have a constant fire burning beneath its surface, it was the inspiration behind the “Silent Hill” media franchise.
Centralia, Illinois 111 Dead from Explosion March 25, 1947 On this day in 1947, Centralia was witness to a terrible mining disaster. A blown “shot” ignited coal dust and the resulting explosion killed 111 miners.