Near Kirby in Greene County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Greene County Coal Miners Memorial
United Mine Workers of America
1920 to 1960
Greene County, Pennsylvania
proudly dedicates this monument
to all coal miners
On December 6, 1962, 460 feet directly beneath this site,
37 miners lost their lives in the U.S. Steel
Robena Mine's Frosty Run Explosion -
one of the worst mine disasters
in Greene County history.
Erected by Greene County.
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1926.
Location. 39° 47.777′ N, 80° 4.562′ W. Marker is near Kirby, Pennsylvania, in Greene County. Marker is on Interstate 79, on the right when traveling north. Marker is next to the Pennsylvania Welcome Center/Rest Area near Kirby PA. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Garards Fort PA 15334, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. White Covered Bridge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Garard's Fort (approx. 2.8 miles away); Rev. John CorbleyGarard's Fort (approx. 3˝ miles away); Monongalia County / Pennsylvania (approx. 5.2 miles away in West Virginia); Catawba War Path (approx. 5.7 miles away in West Virginia); a different marker also named Catawba War Path (approx. 6 miles away in West Virginia); Shanks Mill (approx. 6 miles away in West Virginia).
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 19, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,313 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 19, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.