Monday, July 29, 2019

150th Anniversary Commemoration Of Avondale Mine Disaster That Killed 110 In Luzerne County Set For Sept. 6-8

The 150th Anniversary Commemoration of the 1869 Avondale Mine Disaster that killed 110 miners in Plymouth Township, Luzerne County will be held September 6, 7 and 8.
Events will be held at multiple locations in Scranton, Plymouth and Plymouth Township.
The events have been organized by the Anthracite Heritage Museum, the Lackawanna Historical Society, the Plymouth Historical Society, the Luzerne County Historical Society, and the Avondale Disaster Memorial Committee.
The program is sponsored by the North American Wales Foundation, the Pennsylvania Labor History Society, the St. David’s Society of Lackawanna County, the Greater Wilkes-Barre Labor Council, the Society for Mining Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Penn Anthracite Section; Earth Conservancy; the First Welsh Baptist Church, the NEPA Labor Day Festival Committee, and individual donors.
(Photo: Harper’s Weekly illustrations.)

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