Bartley Mine Disaster
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 37° 20.514 W 081° 44.339
17S E 434543 N 4133057
Ninety one miners died here January 10, 1940.
Waymark Code: WMZM03
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 11/27/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 3

Bartley Mine Disaster

Near here, in Bartley No.1 shaft mine, on Jan. 10, 1940, fire and explosion killed ninety one miners. The names of the men who lost their lives are inscribed on monument erected ion the park by the United Mine Workers of America.
Marker Number: None on sign

Marker Title: Bartley Mine Disaster

Marker Location: Rt 83

County or Independent City: Bartley, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Archives and History, 1975

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