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Cincinnati Mine Disaster

 
 
Cincinnati Mine Disaster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 13, 2013
1. Cincinnati Mine Disaster Marker
Inscription. Near this site was located the mule entrance to the Cincinnati coal mine. On April 23, 1913, at 12:15 P.M., One of the worst mine explosions in U.S. history occurred in this mine. This disaster resulted in the deaths of 96 miners and 1 rescue team member. The mine was opened in 1835 and was one of the oldest mines in the area.
 
Erected by Peters Creek Historical Society and U.M.W.A. Local 224.
 
Location. 40° 13.624′ N, 79° 59.648′ W. Marker is in Finleyville, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on Union Street (Pennsylvania Route 88) 0.2 miles south of Mingo Church Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Finleyville PA 15332, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mingo Creek Church (approx. mile away); Citation: (approx. 2 miles away); James Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 3 miles away); Fort Cox or Coxes Station (approx. 3 miles away); Monongahela (approx. 3.2 miles away); Jackie Ormes (approx. 3.7 miles away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Mounds (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Finleyville.
 
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Cincinnati Mine Disaster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 13, 2013
2. Cincinnati Mine Disaster Marker
 Cincinnati Mine Disaster Historical Marker On Rt 88. Lost Monongahela (Submitted on April 13, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 350 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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