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Our coal-mining community heritage

Our coal-mining community heritage

Harmarville, PA

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Published by J.S. Cecil in Pittsburgh, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Harmarville (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Harmarville
    • Subjects:
    • Coal miners -- Pennsylvania -- Harmarville -- Biography -- Anecdotes.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Pennsylvania -- Harmarville -- History -- Anecdotes.,
    • Harmarville (Pa.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.,
    • Harmarville (Pa.) -- History -- Anecdotes.,
    • Harmarville (Pa.) -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[stories collected and transcribed by Dorothy Bosnich Svitesic ; compiled and edited by Jeanne Svitesic Cecil].
      GenreBiography, Anecdotes.
      ContributionsSvitesic, Dorothy Bosnich., Cecil, Jeanne Svitesic.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF159.H285 O94 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination228 p. :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3708088M
      LC Control Number2003283125

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      King Coal. For many years, southern West Virginia produced more bituminous coal than any other region in the coal boom began simply, as operators opened small mines with little money. The coming of the railroads changed everything, as hundreds of independent operations sprung up in Fayette and Raleigh counties in the s. The National Coal Mining Museum for England keeps the stories of coal mining alive by creating enjoyable and inspiring ways to learn for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities and by collecting and preserving the industry’s rich heritage. Get in touch National Coal Mining Museum for England, Caphouse Colliery, New Road, Overton, Wakefield.

      Our heritage. The name ‘Minsteracres’ goes back to medieval times when the land around the present retreat centre was already in use as farmland. Some suggest that its origin lies in a quarry for millstones (‘mill stone acres’). Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus has been the home of the Coal and Coke Heritage Center since The project developed and expanded following the publication of what is now considered a classic work on coal and coke: Patch/Work Voices: The Culture and Lore of a Mining People, written by former campus instructors Drs. Evelyn A. Hovanec, Dennis F. Brestensky, and Albert N. Skomra.


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