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Darr Mine.  Pennsylvania's worst mine disaster ever. An in-depth look at the Darr Mine Disaster that happened on December 19, 1907. On this date 239 men will lose their lives in one of Pittsburgh Coal Companies most modern mines. Learn what it is like to live in the area in 1907, and to be a miner in southwestern Pennsylvania and what it was like to be a wife of a coal miner in the early 1900's. A very special event held on the anniversary of the disaster. At the end of the presentation, an open discussion will be opened up for attendees that may have had family members working in Darr Mine and would like to share their family history. Due to the large demand to attend the Darr Mine presentation, reservations will be needed to attend, and only 120 people will be admitted. Due to Building code. Reservations will begin to be taken on October 2, 2024. Mark, your calendar if you do not what to miss this very special program. If you're into early mining history and the dangers incurred by our ancestors, this is the presentation for you.  Presented by John Hepple and James Bell

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