Norvelt PA is a real place

Norvelt_historic_markerIf you don’t believe it, check out this website.

You can find photos of the houses, church, official buildings. At this site, floorplans are included.

floorplanGantos gives us a sense of a town on its way out.

Perhaps we need to make a fieldtrip there, for research purposes? Anyone care to join me?



One thought on “Norvelt PA is a real place

  1. They say truth is stranger than fiction. I would love to join you on this trip, for research or simply for pleasure. I didn’t think such a town existed, but why not? Towns are losing their character with the march of time unless consciously preserved. In the novel, it had already done so.

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