Leckrone Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Leckrone


About

Leckrone is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. The community is 1.9 miles (3.1 km) northeast of Masontown. Leckrone has a post office with ZIP code 15454.

The most well-known industry in Leckrone was mining and coke ovens. Construction was begun in mid-1899 and the first coke was drawn on June 2, 1900. The plants were serviced by a spur of the Smithfield and Masontown Branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad which opened on April 7, 1900. As of 1901, Leckrone No. 1 Mine had 525 acres of coal and 250 coke ovens while the No. 2 Mine had 300 acres of coal tributary and 150 ovens.

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