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The Echo is an old mine system that was used by coal miners decades ago The mine has been stripped of all its coal but the miners left massive deposits of quartz behind If youre a seasoned vet and you want to find large specimens for your collection youll have to check out The Echo

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  • 5 Rockhounding Sites In Pennsylvania Quartz Fossils

    5 Rockhounding Sites In Pennsylvania Quartz Fossils

    The Echo is an old mine system that was used by coal miners decades ago The mine has been stripped of all its coal but the miners left massive deposits of quartz behind If youre a seasoned vet and you want to find large specimens for your collection youll have to check out The Echo

  • Hub Exhibit Looks At Matteas Work Pa Coal History

    Hub Exhibit Looks At Matteas Work Pa Coal History

    Oct 02 2012nbsp018332The exhibit includes coalmining artifacts from the first half of the 20th century official documentation typical in the coal industry photographs from the era and samples of coal mined in Pennsylvania The culture and history that created and surrounded these artifacts were the inspiration for contemporary industrial art several examples of

  • Gallery Museum

    Gallery Museum

    Enjoyable tour of a local coal mine Reviewed 6 days ago Visited with our three grandsons ages 917 They enjoyed the museum and all the mining equipment on display The mine tour guide was great

  • Upcoming Exhibit About Historic Montgomery County Coal

    Upcoming Exhibit About Historic Montgomery County Coal

    The exhibit features historic coal mining artifacts such as pick axes shovels augers oil lamps carbide lamps and canary cages from the collections of local people interested in preserving coalmining history such as Bill Deemer Larry Linkous and the Rev Jimmie Price

  • Schuylkill County Hercules Toying With Pennsylvanias

    Schuylkill County Hercules Toying With Pennsylvanias

    Jun 21 2016nbsp018332The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission houses artifacts hailing from all eras of the commonwealths past These objects represent Pennsylvania arts culture history sciences business and agriculture PHMC curators continue to research the stories behind many of these rarely exhibited artifacts and works of art

  • Featuring The Rochester Amp Pittsburgh Coal Company

    Featuring The Rochester Amp Pittsburgh Coal Company

    Pennsylvania Coal Culture 3 oal permeates the history and culture of many communities in Pennsylvania The development of coal operations in western Pennsylvania is the story of mining companies which created company towns brought immigrant families from across the ocean searching for work and a new life and built an industrial empire

  • Shenandoah And Southern Coal Region Lithuanian Heritage

    Shenandoah And Southern Coal Region Lithuanian Heritage

    Shenandoah and southern Coal Region Pennsylvania The Southern Coal region of Pennsylvania is known as quotLittle Lithuaniaquot Its not only that many Lithuanian Americans inhabit its towns This region had also been especially important for the Lithuanian cultural history being the place where the first Lithuanian novel was published

  • Possible Human Artifact Found In Coal The Institute For

    Possible Human Artifact Found In Coal The Institute For

    In this context deeply buried coal deposits were produced by the historical Flood of Noah 6 The people who were alive back then could have provided coalembedded artifacts Apparently this one from Russia is not the first In the 1940s a boy in West Virginia found a bronze bell encased in coal that he was shoveling into his homes furnace

  • Tommyknockers Of The Western Mines Legends Of America

    Tommyknockers Of The Western Mines Legends Of America

    The Tommyknockers were first heard of in the United States when Cornish miners worked in the western Pennsylvania coal mines in the 1820s When the California Gold Rush began these experienced Cornish miners were welcomed and often sought after by the mine owners Attempting to recruit more minders managers often approached the immigrants

  • Coal Carving National Museum Of American History

    Coal Carving National Museum Of American History

    This coal carving was donated to the museum by James R Deegan of Hazelton Pennsylvania in 1971 Jet coal was used for most coal carvings due to its hard nature and ability to be polished to a high shine although sometimes anthracite coal was substituted Coal was often carved to create jewelry small statues or images engraved on a polished surface like the donkey seen here

  • Jefferson Co Pa Pagenweb

    Jefferson Co Pa Pagenweb

    Jul 07 2020nbsp0183322 quotWho When and Wherequot volume 2 Jefferson County Pa Newspaper Items 18341837 18541889 compiled by Patricia Steele 3 Tombstone Hoppin v1 amp 2 by Patricia Steele gtlt Mining amp Land Records Mining in Pennsylvania Virtual Museum of Coal Mining Mining Artifacts Underground Miners Mining Disasters Knox Mine Disaster

  • Powwowing In Pennsylvania Healing Rituals Of The Dutch

    Powwowing In Pennsylvania Healing Rituals Of The Dutch

    Mar 02 2017nbsp018332In this issue of Glencairn Museum News we explore our current exhibition open through October 29 2017 which features artifacts documents and photographs illustrating a wide range of expression within the ritual tradition of over three centuries of Pennsylvania Dutch folk culture Pennsylvanias tradition of ritual healing known as powwow or Braucherei in the language of the

  • Surrounding Area The Boswell Pennsylvania Homepage

    Surrounding Area The Boswell Pennsylvania Homepage

    Acosta has a small museum of artifacts pertaining to coal mining and the town of Acosta It is located on East Street and is operated by Agnes and Melio Zanoni Ralphton which is located nearby has a cemetery with several unmarked graves These graves are of the AfroAmericans who lived in the area and worked in the coal mines

  • The Coalport Area Coal Museum

    The Coalport Area Coal Museum

    The Coalport Area Coal Museum is located in the large hallway of the Coalport Community Building at 961 Forrest Street in quotHistoric Coalportquot Beccaria Township Clearfield County Pennsylvania All of the artifacts in the Museum were donated by families of former coal miners who wished to have their memories preserved PA via the

  • Exploring The Littleknown Coral Caverns In Bedford County Pa

    Exploring The Littleknown Coral Caverns In Bedford County Pa

    Apr 27 2020nbsp018332Pennsylvania is home to many caverns throughout the state Some like Penns Cave in Centre County advertise heavily Others are nearly impossible to find information on Coral Caverns in Bedford County PA is among the latter Coral Caverns is located in Manns Choice PA less than a 15minute drive from downtown Bedford

  • Anthracite 250 Celebrating 250 Years Of Anthracite

    Anthracite 250 Celebrating 250 Years Of Anthracite

    Walk through Knoebels Coal Mine Museum a tribute to our local history where visitors can see genuine tools and artifacts from the mining days 391 Knoebels Boulevard Route 487 Elysburg PA 17824 8004874386 Knoebelscom

  • Gov Wolf Announces 30 Million For Mine Reclamation

    Gov Wolf Announces 30 Million For Mine Reclamation

    Jul 15 2016nbsp018332Harrisburg PA Governor Wolf today announced the award of 30 million for 14 projects to reclaim abandoned mine lands AML in 10 Pennsylvania counties The projects were selected for funding based on their potential to create longterm economic benefits in the coal communities in which they are located

  • For Instructors Anthracite Coal Region

    For Instructors Anthracite Coal Region

    826 B Identify and explain primary documents material artifacts and historic sites important in Pennsylvania history from Beginnings to 1824 826 D Identifies conflicts and cooperation among social groups and organizations in Pennsylvania history from beginnings to 1824 836 B

  • Peters Creek Historical Society

    Peters Creek Historical Society

    Learn about The Peters Creek Historical Society The Peters Creek Historical Society has been serving the expanding historyminded interests in the Finleyville and surrounding communities in Allegheny and Washington County since 1967 The members have a wide variety of interests from quilting Whiskey Rebellion genealogy early coal mining and local memorabilia to just plain

  • Coal Heritage Museum

    Coal Heritage Museum

    347 Main Street Boone County Madison WV 25130 3043695180 3048365446

  • Ooparts Amp Ancient High Technologyevidence Of Noahs

    Ooparts Amp Ancient High Technologyevidence Of Noahs

    PAGE 8 ANOMALIES IN COAL AND ROCK Human bones foot and handprints and artifacts have been found in rock and coal deposits which evolutionists claim is millions and even billions of years old If that were true there would be no way to account for these oddities since man is supposed to have evolved in the recent past

  • These Are The 10 Cities In Pennsylvania With The Most Kkk

    These Are The 10 Cities In Pennsylvania With The Most Kkk

    Jun 22 2016nbsp018332When youre looking at the places in Pennsylvania with the highest number of KKK Klaverns per capita back in the day this is an accurate list Below is a chart which lists all cities in Pennsylvania with KKK organizations from 19151940 For more Pennsylvania reading check out These Are The 10 Dumbest Cities In Pennsylvania

  • Bell Found In Coal Genesis Park

    Bell Found In Coal Genesis Park

    Bell Found in Coal In 1944 as a ten year old boy Newton Anderson was fueling the coal furnace in his parents home He dropped a lump of coal onto the basement floor and it broke in half revealing that it contained this bell inside

  • Locals Fight Smithsonian For Mine Rescue Artifacts

    Locals Fight Smithsonian For Mine Rescue Artifacts

    Aug 10 2002nbsp018332In something of a David versus Goliath struggle a tiny Pennsylvania coal mining museum is hoping to outbid the Smithsonian Institution for artifacts related to