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  Pennsylvania
 
Ashland
 
Museum of Anthracite Mining
 
17th & Pine
 
Ashland  PA  17921    
 
Phone   570 875-4708
 
Web Site  http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bhsm/toh/anthmining/anthracite.asp?secid=14
 
Description
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
New or Updated:   3/15/2004

  Jim Thorpe
 
Mauch Chunk Museum
 
41 West Broadway
 
Jim Thorpe   PA  18229    
 
Phone   570 325-9190
 
Web Site  http://mauchchunkmuseum.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:mcmcc@ptd.net
 
Description  Lenape Indians, coal mining & transport, large scale working models,
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
New or Updated:   2/10/2004

Pennsylvania
New Alexandria
Virtual Museum of Coal Mining in Western Pennsylvania
Address
New Alexandria PA
Phone
Web Site
http://theoldminer.virtualave.net/index.html
Description mines and coal patches
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry Profession Mining

  Patton
 
Seldom Seen Tourist Coal Mine
 
PO Box 83
 
Patton              PA    16668    
 
Phone   814 674-8939
 
Web Site  http://www.seldomseenmine.com
 
Description  underground tour of actual gold mine
 
Type of Resource   Activity
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type   Mine
 
Collection A-F Mining
 
New or Updated:   12/5/2003

Pennsylvania
Scranton
Anthracite Heritage Museum
RR1 Box Bald Mountain
Scranton PA 18504
Phone
570 963-4804
Alt Phone 570 963-3208
Web Site www.180022welcome.com
Description artifacts, images, sound & video of coal region life, park of McDade Park complex
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry /Profession Mining
 

  Wetherly

  Eckley Miner's Village

  Route 2, Box 236

  Wetherly   PA  18255    

  Phone   717 636-2070

  Alt Phone   716 636-2071

  Web Site  http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bhsm/toh/eckley/eckley.asp?secid=14

  E-mail  mailto:wstrassner@state.pa.us

  Description  mining patch town restored in 1971 for a film, unique combination of

                    residential and historical structures gives picture of life as a miner

  Type of Resource   Historic District

  Primary Focus  Village

  Industry /Profession Mining

  New or Updated:   11/23/2004

  Pennsylvania
 
Wilkes Barre
 
Luzerne County Museum
  
69 South Franklin Street
 
Wilkes Barre      PA           18701    
 
Phone   570 822-1727
 
Web Site  http://www.luzernecountyhistory.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:museum@luzernecountyhistory.com
 
Description  built as museum in 1893
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
New or Updated:    4/20/2004

  SC

  Pickens

  South Carolina Gold Museum

  Address

  Pickens  SC

  Web Site

  Description  unable to find current information SEP 2006

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Mining

  New or Updated:  9/8/2006

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