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Harlan in Harlan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Car of Coal

August 23, 1941

 
 
First Car of Coal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2021
1. First Car of Coal Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to the people by the Harlan Mining Institute and the City of Harlan in commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of the shipment of the First Car of Coal from Harlan County August 23, 1911.
 
Erected 1941 by Harlan Mining Institute and the City of Harlan.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNatural ResourcesRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is August 23, 1911.
 
Location. 36° 50.815′ N, 83° 19.298′ W. Marker is in Harlan, Kentucky, in Harlan County. Marker is at the intersection of East Central Street and South 1st Street, on the left when traveling west on East Central Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 E Central St, Harlan KY 40831, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Harlan County Coal Miner Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The L&N Railroad in Harlan County (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of the American Doughboy (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Courthouse Burned (within shouting distance of this marker); Famous People from Harlan County (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1819 (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Industry of Harlan County (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harlan.
 
First Car of Coal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2021
2. First Car of Coal Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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