Laura Wright

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The Curse of Dry Gulch

March 28, 2017
Virginia City, better known as Dry Gulch Junction, was a wild west attraction in Wytheville, Virginia. Dry Gulch was situated on the edge of

Kings Mountain Memorial Hospital

March 4, 2017
This notable structure was once the hub of technology and architecture. The gorgeous detail to the exterior made it one of the most amazing

Coal Mine Terminology

March 4, 2017
Commonly used terms from the Appalachian Coal Mines and what they meant. Afterdamp- Toxic fumes that occur after an explosion within a mine.

E. C. Denton is Pardoned

March 4, 2017
E. C.

Cherry Coal Mine Disaster

March 4, 2017
Cherry, Illinois 259 Dead from Fire November 13, 1909 The Cherry Coal Mine Disaster is also known as the "Great Cherry Coal Mine Disaster."

A Love Story

March 4, 2017
A long and successful courtship was sealed by matrimony in October 1909. George F.

Charles Mead (?-1909)

March 4, 2017
Charles Mead (?-1909) Mead was a mountain desperado who robbed and murdered J.

Centralia’s Silent Hill

March 4, 2017
Centralia, Pennsylvania is the favorite mining town here at the House. Not only does it have a constant fire burning beneath its surface, it

Centralia No. 5

March 4, 2017
Centralia, Illinois 111 Dead from Explosion March 25, 1947 On this day in 1947, Centralia was witness to a terrible mining disaster. A blown

Accidents and Events 1867-1930

March 4, 2017
This is a list of notable accidents and events that occurred in the Tri-Cities region: In March of 1867, Rev.