Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Month-Long Anthracite Mining Heritage Month Observances Start Jan. 4 to 31 In Lackawanna, Luzerne Counties

A regional observance of Anthracite Mining Heritage Month will take place from January 4 to 31 with a wide variety of programs will be featured in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, Pittston, Plymouth, Nanticoke, Bethlehem, and Port Griffith. 
The annual event focuses on the history and culture of the anthracite region of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
The public programs include--
-- January 9: A Treasure Of Anthracite Mining Photographs, Wilkes-Barre;
-- January 10: Greater Pittston’s Public Monuments, Markers and Murals;
-- January 14: Huber Breaker Documentary, Nanticoke;
-- January 16: As Coal Mining Went Down, Garment Making Went Up, Wilkes-Barre;
-- January 17: The Nottingham Mine Disaster of 1947, Plymouth;
-- January 18: The Annual Knox Mine Disaster Memorial Tribute, Scranton;
-- January 19: Annual Knox Mine Disaster Memorial Mass; Annual Knox Mine Disaster Public Commemoration; Annual Walk to the Knox Mine Disaster Site along the Susquehanna River in Port Griffith;
-- January 19: The Knox Mine Disaster Documentary, Pittston;
-- January 23: Historical Studies of the Anthracite Region, Scranton;
-- January 24: Telling and Understanding Anthracite’s Unique Story, Dunmore;
-- January 25: An Evening of Anthracite Region Music, Pittston;
-- January 26: Contemporary Anthracite Photography, Bethlehem;
-- January 26: An Industrial History Tour of United Kingdom Sites; and
-- January 31: The Knox Mine Disaster Documentary, Dallas.
(Photo: Breaker boys picking rocks from coal on conveyor belts.
[Posted: December 31, 2019]  www.PaEnvironmentDigest.com

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