A Jewel in the Crown of Old King Coal: Eckley Miners’ Village

It survives – somewhat miraculously – as a vestige of Pennsylvania’s coal mining heritage, a link in what was once a chain of little coal communities, or patch towns, that dotted the anthracite region. “Eckley is part of the puzzle, but not a unique part. There were numerous, almost identical, mining patch towns like Eckley,” explains Vance Packard, site...
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Pennsylvania Heritage Society Newsletter

Topics in the Winter 2009 Newsletter: New Deal Post Office Murals Exhibit Opening Signature Series Lecture: The Atom and American Life Calendar for January – March 2009 Dr. G. Terry Madonna: Pennsylvanians and Presidential Elections New Deal Post Office Murals Tour Welcome New PHS Members Environmental Heritage Summit Holiday Marketplace 2008 Annual Appeal 2008-2009  ...
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