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MINERS OF GEORGE'S CREEK VALLEY

Dramatic stories, taken from history, of
George's Creek Valley Miners who perished in the coal mines.
Glimpse the lives of our brave and hard-working ancestors
who gave their lives to the coal mines,
and the families they left behind.
These compelling articles are a collaboration of
Polla Drummond Horn, Bucky Schriver & Barb Armstrong
and previously published in The Frostburg Express

They are very graciously shared with us here, for all to enjoy. 
You may find one of your mining ancestors that will help in your own research

Detailed accounts of mine tragedies
MINE EXPLOSION!

Links to Miner Recollections are listed below.

The Coal Miner Memorial Statue Fund is accepting contributions for the placement of
an educational memorial near the crossroads of
state Route 36 and the National Road in Frostburg. .
A bronze statue will honor all of our Georges Creek Valley miners,
and name those who perished while mining.
Tax-deductible donations can be mailed to the

Foundation for Frostburg CMMSF
P.O. Box 765
Frostburg, MD 21532

 Historical research uncovers sources that are not always accurate. 
We welcome updated information and encourage your participation.
Email:
 Polla at
jph68@verizon.net
or Bucky Schriver at bucky1015@comcast.net
to share your thoughts and stories.

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The Valley Where Coal Was King

Miners' Hospital       A Coal Miner's Prayer     Mine Explosion!

Memorial Statue     Preserving Our Heritage    Those Who Died   

Four Brothers      Keiling     Michael & Frankland      Miller    Shertzer        Walker

   Francis Wilhelm      Hott & Armstrong     Fairgrieve     Hausrath    Mills    Yates    Hughes & Clark  

Kenny      Sampson      Leptic Family      Bush, Cavanaugh & Scally       Beeman, Sexton & Douglas

George Fair    Keller & Berry    Beemans     John Canning    Boyd    Peter McGuire

Warnick ~ Green      Jenkins, Whiteman, & Thomas     Bowen     Layman    Loar

Brunotte, Hamilton, Condry, Kight & Smith     Unique Coal Fields-John Welsh

Clupp Family     John Benson     Ruffo Family    Dailey     Murder of Douglas Love

   Loar, Smith & Dodds    Gracie    Evans Family     Joseph Henry Wolford    John Keirs, Jr.

Dickel & Hosken     Leake     Mungo Walker     John Shell, Jr.     Michaels & Hockenberry

Andrew Walker & Frank Strother     Alonzo Howsare     Maryland First Aid

Alfred Metz      Pietro Bommicino      David Peebles     James & William Starkey      

Children of The Dark    Greenhorn ~ Preston    Lonaconing's Men of Steele     Duffy Family

Russell Youst     Eli Thomas Mears    Joseph Timmons      Harry Graney      Armold~Riggleman

        John P. “Stumper” Race     Mooney & Eisentrout      Child Labor     Tools and Bravery

William Gillespie      O'Brien Family     Urban Shea      Francis Meyers

Flower Children       Margaret Blubaugh      Martin Thomas O'Rourke       Three Thomas Families

Shimer and Clark    Wm Patrick Murphy      Henry Stafford      Two Generations of Clarks

The Trezise Father and Son     Two Sloans     John Edward Cosgrove     Thomas Jefferson Green

    John Thomas Miller      Albert Kirk Palmer      Schuylers       Alexander Smith      Somerville

                 Charles Meshack Preston       Rubbing Elbows      Heroes By the Dozen

Murphy and Tippen     The Dillon Family    Holiday Celebrations      

Skidmore Saga      John Melvin & John Callery

The Old Astor Mine ~ Flanigan and Conlon

Joseph Henry Adomnick       William Langley        John Henry Lapp          

August F.T. Schell       Robert Sturtz      David Telford      Hugh Muir    

John “Edward” Brown, Robert L. Brown & John HansonSultzer     

Albert Harris & John Malooly      Horace Resley Hamilton     

Richard & Hendley & Noah Hendley     Horse Soldier John Morgan     William Powell

PaulMcNerney      John Thomas Ayers




 

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