Memorial Page to WV Coal Miners WVGenWeb

Coal Miners Memorials Please submit a biographical sketch or memorial obit or photo for your West Virginia Coal Miner ancestors or their wives to this site Please send them to Gracie Stover at ggracie cox net and they will be posted here

Coal Miner s Memorial South Sebastian County

The Coal Miner s Memorial honors those who worked in the county s mines The site features a statue of former miner and mine owner George Bud Lewis with mining equipment Behind him is a coal cart from a local mine Names of miners in the Sebastian County area

Coal Miners Memorial Park Facebook

Coal Miners Memorial Park was established in 2010 at W Frankfort IL to honor of ALL coal miners Any miner or family member may purchase a with the miners name engraved in it to be a part of the walkway Contact Sharon at 923 0797 for more info

Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum City of Beckley

The unique underground mine the recreated coal camp the Youth Museum and their Mountain Homestead are surrounded by inviting lawns colorful flowers picnic areas an imposing coal miner statue and a whimsical 20 ft Peace Totem

Dola Miners Memorial in Dola West Virginia Find A Grave

On April 25 1963 an Explosion at Clinchfield Coal Company s Compass No 2 Mine in Dola WV Took the lives of 22 Coal Miners God Bless These Miners And Family Members US RT 50 West Take the Wilsonburg Road Ramp stay on CR9 Turn right to stay on CR 9 then after crossing the railroad tracks Turn left to stay on CR 9

Harlan County Coal Miners Memorial Monument

Memorial honoring the coal miners in Harlan county who have lost there lives in the mines

Paris Logan County Coal Miners Memorial Arkansas com

This memorial is educational and rich in history depicting Logan County s coal mining history which began in the 1800s Features photos and tributes to local coal miners as well as a functioning blacksmith shop Tours are available upon request

Coal Miners Memorial City of Greenwood Arkansas

The Memorial is located Southeast of the Greenwood Townsquare on property donated by First National Bank and the Dr James Burgess family The memorial was first conceived by the South Sebastian County Historical Society as a way of honoring the miners and recognizing the important role that coal mining played in the early history of Sebastian County

Altus Area Coal Miner s Memorial Arkansas com

Altus Area Coal Miner s Memorial Five granite memorials engraved with 500 names of area coal miners on each with special homage given to those who were killed in mining accidents Focal point is a bronze statue of a miner City Park Franklin St Altus AR 72821

Coal Miner Memorial Planned for Blakely wnep com

 · BLAKELY Plans for a memorial to honor Lackawanna County coal miners have gotten a boost from a state gaming grant A woman from Blakely is collecting names for the memorial

Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Miners Memorial Historical Marker

 · Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Miners Memorial Detail By William Fischer Jr June 11 2017 7 Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Miners Memorial Credits This page was last revised on February 11 2018 It was originally submitted on June 12 2017 by William Fischer Jr of Scranton Pennsylvania This page has been viewed 167 times since then and

UPDATE 2 coal miners hurt at Taylor County mine suffered

 · Just before 4 00 a m a call came into the Harrison Taylor 911 Center that two coal miners were trapped at the Arch Coal facility near Grafton As of 5 00 a m one miner was able to get himself out while a rescue mission was underway to free the second miner according to 911 officials


 · The memorial at the Blakely Borough Recreational Complex includes a five foot statue of a coal miner exiting a mine flanked on both sides by monuments bearing the names of about 600 local miners from the days of coal Small stars are carved next to the names of miners killed on the job

Miners Memorial Weekend Festivals In Pennsylvania

Website Miners Memorial Weekend Address Downtown Windber 1601 Graham Ave Windber PA 15963 Parking In Town Cost Free The Miners Day Festival is sponsored by the Eureka Coal Heritage Foundation with assistance from WAVE Windber Area Visioning Experience and the Windber Hotel staff It is an annual event to honor the coal miners who

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Illinois Coal and Coal Mining Monuments and Memorials

Coal Miners Memorial In Memory Of Coal Miners who gave so much that future generations may benefit with a better life They labored served their country sacrificed for their families and some lost their lives We Honor and Salute them so that they will never be forgotten Dedicated October 14 2000 Southern Illinois Coal Miners

Coal Miner s Memorial Old King Coal Festival

Memorial bricks are still available in Coal Miners Memorial Park in West Frankfort IL Any coal miner past present retired or deceased may have a in the park regardless of where he or she lived and worked We have miners from several states in the park now

Pike County Coal Miner Memorial

Dedicated to building a monument to the coal miners of Pike County Kentucky As a non profit in Pikeville our coal miner memorial in Pikeville will be a lasting tribute to each and every coal miner The Pike County Coal Miner Memorial in Pikeville will raises funds and dedicate 100 of those funds to efforts to build this memorial

Letcher County Attractions

Letcher County Coal Miners Memorial Adjacent to the Hemphill Community Center 2514 Hwy 317 Neon Kentucky 41840 Jenkins Kentucky Pound Gap Road Cut Through During the construction of the new section of US 23 in 1998 the Pine Mountain Pound Gap Thrust Fault was exposed The collision of the North American continent with Africa and

Coal Miners Memorial Visit Tazewell County

The Coal Miners Memorial is a testament to the heritage of the Town of Richlands Created of black granite the front wall represents the mine Cascading water covering the entrance is reminiscent of the abundant coal resources and wealth flowing from Mother Earth Etchings of the history of mining linger on the face of the mine while the

Stop 28 St Charles Coal Miners Memorial Wall on the

 · Stop 28 St Charles Coal Miners Memorial Wall on the Virginia Coal Heritage Trail While my parents were here on Monday we toured along the Virginia Coal Heritage Trail which is not only a trail but also an official Virginia Scenic Byway My Grandpa Frank Minor who was pictured in a previous blog entry by the old house at Natural Bridge

Coal Miners Memorial Theater in Benham KY Cinema Treasures

The former Benham Theater opened in 1923 It has found new life as a live venue operating as the Coal Miners Memorial Theater

Coal Miner Memorial in New Castle CO Aspen Trail Finder

 · The Coal Miner Memorial is a memorial to the victims of the New Castle mining explosions of the Vulcan Mine This is a memorial at Burning Mountain Park in New Castle CO News about the Coal Miner Memorial can be found at Fox 31 Denver November 15 2016 – 120 year old fire still burning in Colorado town Post Independent June 16 2008

Coal Miners Memorial Historical Marker Project

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Virginia State Coal Miners Memorial Richlands Coal

The Commonwealth of Virginia designated Richlands Coal Miners Memorial located in Tazewell County as the official state Coal Miners Memorial on February 28 2009 All Virginia Symbols Icons From Virginia org Dedicated in 2003 the memorial is a tribute to the men women who sacrificed all they had to make a living

Letcher County Kentucky Unveils Memorial To Miners Who

Coal miners and family members of miners who have died from black lung disease gathered Sunday in Whitesburg Kentucky to dedicate a new memorial to miners who perished from the workplace disease While Appalachian coal country has several memorials to mining disasters this is believed to be the first memorial to remember the thousands of men

Coal Miners Memorial Museum Paris Area Chamber of

Coal Miners Memorial Museum It is a educational fun and rich in history In the 1800 s coal was discovered in Logan County and the rest is history With photos and tributes to local coal miners it is a fun history lesson for all ages Tours are available by calling 479 963 6463 Be sure to stop by the functioning blacksmith shop and see

The Memorial UBB Miners Memorial

The roadside memorial plaza is made up of three distinct points of interest and stands as a solemn reminder of the human cost that West Virginians have so dearly paid to power this great nation The memorial was made possible by contributions from the coal and coal support industries private individuals and local businesses

Official Coal Miners Memorial for the Commonwealth of

The Miner s Memorial in Richlands Tazewell County Virginia was named the Official Coal Miner s Memorial for the Commonwealth of Virginia on 22 June 2009 It is meant to memorialize those who have lost their lives in the hazardous profession of coal mining and to honor the living men and women who continue to go into the darkness to make a living On the back of the black granite monument

Coal Miner s Memorial Fund – To comemorate ALL the Coal

To comemorate ALL the Coal Miners that worked in and those that lost their lives in the coal mines in Coshocton County Ohio by constructing a Coal Miners Memorial on

Coal Miner Memorial Statue Committee Home Facebook

Coal Miner Memorial Statue Committee 355 likes · 60 talking about this As an outgrowth of the Miners Stadium Project a group of interested citizens gathered in November of 2012 to discover a way

Coal Miners Memorial Park in Harlan County KY

Coal Miners Memorial Park Cultural Feature Park in Harlan County Coal Miners Memorial Park is a cultural feature park in Harlan County The primary coordinates for Coal Miners Memorial Park places it within the KY 40823 ZIP Code delivery area In the Maps and Aerial Photos section below you ll find links to 1 Local area photos around Coal Miners Memorial Park 2 A listing of the

Miners Memorial Weekend an annual celebration of labour

The 2020 Miners Memorial is taking place under exceptional circumstances one that sadly limits our ability to travel and convene in person as we have for so many years to honour the incredible contributions and sacrifices of workers on Vancouver Island and around the world

Coal Miners Memorial West Frankfort Illinois

The Coal Miners Memorial Park is located directly behind the Coal Miners Memorial located on Main Street at the Missouri Pacific Railroad track The park s outstanding feature is a walk made up of inlaid bricks inscribed with the names of past and present coal miners

Mine Disaster of 1951 West Frankfort Illinois

The New Orient coal mine disaster of 1951 helped change mining history This disaster helped the government realize that Illinois needed stricter safety regulations and these stricter safety regulations saved lives Due to the Federal Coal Mine Safety Act of 1952 mining became safer for all of Illinois coal

Coal Miners Memorial Roslyn 2020 All You Need to Know

I knew Roslyn was a former coal mining community I had no idea of the scope of mining as well as the lives lost A sign provides an overview of the coal mining history of the area The memorial list the names of those who died while mining Thankful for the descendents of

Hurricane Creek mine disaster Wikipedia

Mine Memorial The Hurricane Creek Mine Memorial is the memorial commemorating the 1970 Finley Mine explosion which killed thirty eight coal miners and left one survivor The memorial is located in Leslie County Kentucky built on the Finely Mine site The memorial was planned by the friends and families of the lost miners to honor them

Coal Miner s Memorial Tripadvisor

Located on the corner of 1st east and Main Center Street the Coal Miners Memorial honors workers from the local coal mine industry The memorial consists of bronze plaques on granite bases listing the names miners killed in Carbon County mines since the late 1800 s

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