Beckley in Raleigh County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Eccles Mine Explosions
Erected 1994 by Raleigh County Historical Society, West Virginia, Archives and History.
Location. 37° 46.662′ N, 81° 11.321′ W. Marker is in Beckley, West Virginia, in Raleigh County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located on the lawn of the Raleigh County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 Main Street, Beckley WV 25801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Site (within shouting distance of this marker); The Attar Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Beckley (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Superintendent's House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bachelorís Shanty Wildwood (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pinecrest Sanitarium (approx. 1.1 miles away); From Agriculture to Mining (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beckley.
Also see . . .
1. Blackdamp - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 11, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Eccles Mine Explosion - U.S. Mine Rescue Association. (Submitted on October 11, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 10, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.