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Harwick Miners Memorial

In Memoriam of the Harwick Miners

 
 
Harwick Miners Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
1. Harwick Miners Memorial
Inscription.  Erected May 30, 1905
Subscribed by members of local unions of District No. 5 United Mine Workers of America. In memory of 179 miners and mine laborers who lost their lives in the Harwick Mine explosion January 25, 1904.
 
Erected 1905.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Disasters. A significant historical date for this entry is January 25, 1904.
 
Location. 40° 32.311′ N, 79° 47.54′ W. Marker is in Springdale, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Unnamed Road, 0.1 miles south of Pittsburgh Street, on the right when traveling south. Located at St. Mark's Cemetery. Turn into the entrance to the Cheswick Generating Station and keep straight. The memorial and cemetery is on the right side. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springdale PA 15144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carnegie Hero Fund Commission (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rachel Carson (approx. half a mile away); Allegheny Valley Coal Miners Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Camp D. D. Gaillard (approx. 1.7 miles
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Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
2. Harwick Miners Memorial
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away); Eddie Adams (approx. 2.3 miles away); Stephanie Kwolek (approx. 2.3 miles away); Willie Thrower (approx. 2.7 miles away); Oakmont Carnegie Library (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springdale.
 
Also see . . .
1. Allegheny Coal Company Harwick Mine Explosion. (Submitted on April 2, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Carnegie Hero Fund remembers victims of Harwick Mine disaster 113 years later. Carnegie Hero Fund Commission (Submitted on April 2, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Harwick Miners Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
3. Harwick Miners Memorial
Plot in cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 119 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Aug. 12, 2022