Near Scottdale in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Mammoth Mine Explosion
Erected 2000 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1673.
Location. 40° 5.583′ N, 79° 36.15′ W. Marker is near Scottdale, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of Scottdale Dawson Road (Pennsylvania Route 819) and Hornertown Road, on the right when traveling south on Scottdale Dawson Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scottdale PA 15683, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this Henry Clay Frick (approx. 3.3 miles away); Connellsville Coke (approx. 3.8 miles away); Braddock's Military Road 1755 Great Swamp Camp (approx. 4.1 miles away); Morewood Massacre (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Remains of the Beehive Coke Ovens (approx. 4.4 miles away); Ore Mines Drill (approx. 4.7 miles away); Connellsville War Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); Connellsville Memorial Bridge (approx. 4.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Mammoth Mine Explosion - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAhistory.com (Submitted on January 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,110 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 23, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 2. submitted on August 23, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3, 4. submitted on May 23, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.