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Thomas in Tucker County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Thomas, West Virginia Mine Disaster Memorial

 
 
Thomas, West Virginia Mine Disaster Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
1. Thomas, West Virginia Mine Disaster Memorial
Inscription.  
The Thomas-Davis Lions Club proudly dedicates this memorial plaque to the memory of these miners who lost their lives in Thomas, West Virginia mine disasters.

Mine No. 25
February 4, 1907
Allen, Oscar • Arcani, Joe • Benuemento, Ernest • Bermuda, Adam • Biziac, Frank • Biziac, Joe • Dandrea, Raffaele • Dangelo, Pasquali • Ferrin, Frank • Halotine, Paul • Jones, D. R. • Julian, Felix • Karolis, Constantine • Labottice, Vincenzo • Lastrapo, Larry • Liberatori, Saverio • Panepinto, Charles • Polavish, Frank • Polavish, Thomas • Sabowski, John • Scarpone, John • Scarpone, Tony • Serpone, John • Shavitch, Frank • Stucine, Jacob

Mine No. 23
November 10, 1941
Dellinger, Clarence • Evans, Paul R. • Tephabaugh, Floyd L.

May they rest in peace and never be forgotten. Site provided by the Miners and Merchants Bank.

 
Erected 1990 by Thomas-Davis Lions Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: DisastersIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is February 4, 1907.
 
Location.
Thomas, West Virginia Mine Disaster Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
2. Thomas, West Virginia Mine Disaster Memorial
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39° 8.969′ N, 79° 29.901′ W. Marker is in Thomas, West Virginia, in Tucker County. Marker is on Appalachian Highway (West Virginia Route 32), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 172 Appalachian Highway, Thomas WV 26292, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dwellings and Design (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas, Yesterday and Today (within shouting distance of this marker); A Lesson in Resourcefulness (within shouting distance of this marker); The Story of a River / Life in a Coal Mining Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Exploring the Coketon Industrial Site / West Virginia Coal (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Thomas and the Coketon Industrial Complex / News Flash! (within shouting distance of this marker); The Melting Pot of Thomas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Connecting Thomas to the World (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thomas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 16, 2022