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Athens County Coal Mine Strikes Genealogy Trails

Strike, Strikebreakers, Evictions and Violence 1884-1885 Workers' Strikes Another Strike of Ohio Miners. Columbus, Dec. 26, 1880 — Word reaches here that there is a general strike of the coal miners at Nelsonville, Shawnee, Straitsville and Corning. The ostensible reason for the strike is a demand for the payment of wages twice each month.get price

New Straitsville, OH 117-Year Old Mine Fire

117-Year Old Mine Fire Still Burning? To quote from a page about this mining town, "In 1884,the coal miner's union and the mining companies clashed. some miners became so angry that they put timbers in coal cars, soaked them with oil, ignited them, and pushed them into the mine on Plummer Hill.get price

New Straitsville Mine Fire Ohio History Central

In 1884, striking miners pushed burning coal cars into a mine owned by the New Straitsville Mining Company, setting the mine ablaze. The fire still burns underground to this day. The New Straitsville Mining Company established the community of New Straitsville, about fifty miles southeast of Columbus, Ohioget price

History Southern Perry Network

World’s Greatest Mine Fire During the 9-month Hocking Valley Coal Strike beginning in June 1884, tensions between the Columbus & Hocking Coal and Iron Company and striking miners led to violence and destruction.Starting October 11, 1884, unknown men pushed burning mine cars into six mines located around New Straitsville to protest being replaced by “scab” workers.get price

Shawnee, Ohio Ohio Exploration Society

HistoryEarly historyBuildingsLater yearsThe OES visited the little city of Shawnee on August 10, 2013. Located in Salt Lick Township, the area around Shawnee was not settled until 1814 due to its remoteness. Shawnee itself wasnt platted until 1872 when investor TJ Davis chose Israel Gordons farm as the site of his new town. Gordons home later became the towns first hotel, the OBear House. Homes and commercial buildings began to spring up shortly after ShawnSee more on ohioexplorationPublished: May 22, 2016

New Straitsville, Ohio Wikipedia

New Straitsville was founded in 1870 as a coal mining town by the New Straitsville Mining Company. The town grew quickly and by 1880 the population was over 4,000 people. The coal mining activity ended in 1884, when a labor dispute at the mine ended with a group of miners sending a burning coal car into the mine, igniting the coal.get price

New Straitsville Mine Fire YouTube

Dec 09, 2016 A video about the New Straitsville, Ohio mine fire. The fire was started by striking miners in 1884 and is thought to still be burning underground today.get price

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Coal Mines of Perry, Athens and Hocking Counties, Ohio

Coal Mines of Perry, Athens and Hocking Counties, Ohio. Along with a brief history of the coal mining in Athens County, Ohio and it's surrounding counties, this page is a gateway to infomation pertaining to coal mining and the miners like the Biography of John Richards Buchtel, The Company Store, the Millfield Mine Disaster, Coal strikes, Labor Unions and child labor.get price

Glouster « The Little Cities Archive

Apr 24, 2018 The first large mine was sunk by O.D. Jackson of Jacksonville, called mine #4. In 1884, he sold it to W.P. Rend. The town of Jacksonville was named after O.D. Jackson. The Sunday Creek Coal co later built a mine at Derthic, 3 miles west of Glouster. The Sunday Creek Coal Co bought large tracts of coal and in 1886 built # 10 mine, that year inget price

Ohio Mines Map Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Columbus, OH 43229 614-265-6633 [email protected] Mineral Resources Website Divison of Geological Survey 2045 Morse Rd Columbus, OH 43229 614-265-6576 [email protected] Geological Survey Websiteget price

Newark and Shawnee Coal & Iron Mining Company. Social

Newark, Ohio mining company which changed its name to the Iron Point Mining Company in 1878. From the description of Record book, 1872-1884 / Newark and Shawnee Coal & Iron Mining Company. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 19732852get price

ArchiveGrid : Record book, 1872-1884 / Newark and Shawnee

Record book, 1872-1884 / Newark and Shawnee Coal & Iron Mining Company Newark and Shawnee Coal & Iron Mining Company. Western Reserve Historical Society. Contact Information Archive Map. Newark, Ohio mining company which changed its name to the Iron Point Mining Company in 1878. Related Resources.get price

Shawnee, Ohio [PDF Score] — Brian Harnetty

Shawnee, Ohio (2016) 196 pages, color and b&w photos, essays Digital PDF download Movements: PART 1: TOWN AND PEOPLE 1. Jim : Remembers the people and buildings of Shawnee (5;57) 2. Boy : Asks his grandmother about the "olden days" (3:36) 3. Amanda : Sings a murder ballad from Gorget price

New Straitsville to Shawnee: Episode One of Historic

Dec 15, 2019 As I also mention in this video, an Ohio historical marker can be accessed by turning off of State Route 93 that discusses the "World's Greatest Mine Fire," which is the fire that still burns fromget price

Athens County / 6-5 The Hocking Valley Coal Strike, 1884-5

3-5 Hisylvania Coal Company Mine No. 22 [7] 4-5 Ohio University [14] 5-5 Western Library Association, 1804 The Coonskin Library [3] 6-5 The Hocking Valley Coal Strike, 1884-5 [8] 7-5 Athens County Infirmary [3] 8-5 Dow Finsterwald Day, September 25, 1958 [7] 9-5 Ohio University Peden Stadium [4] 10-5 Athens National Guard Armory [7] Auglaizeget price

New Straitsville, Ohio Wikipedia

New Straitsville was founded in 1870 as a coal mining town by the New Straitsville Mining Company. The town grew quickly and by 1880 the population was over 4,000 people. The coal mining activity ended in 1884, when a labor dispute at the mine ended with a group of miners sending a burning coal car into the mine, igniting the coal.get price

Encyclopedia Of Forlorn Places New Straitsville, Ohio

Members of the Knights of Labor (many of whom had worked and organized in the Hocking Valley coal fields) formed the United Mine Workers Union Columbus Ohio in 1890. During a bitter strike in 1884, miners deliberately set fire to the coal seam in New Straitsville's main underground mine by pushing cars filled with burning wood and kerosene intoget price

"SHAWNEE SILVER" OoCities

With a map or two of "mine locations," this general area is well described by Dr. Roy S. King, University of Arizona, in an interesting paper entitled "Silver Mines of the Ohio Indians," in the Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly, XXVI (1917), 114-116. For many years after their removal to the Auglaize Reservation, small parties ofget price

COAL MINE CATASTROPHE The Odd Case of Shawnee, OH

Feb 09, 2018 Take a journey to a half-abandoned town victim to a 134-year-old coal mine fire. Shawnee is the oddest town you've never seen. Shot with a Canon T6: https://...get price

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Ohio Mines Map Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Columbus, OH 43229 614-265-6633 [email protected] Mineral Resources Website Divison of Geological Survey 2045 Morse Rd Columbus, OH 43229 614-265-6576 [email protected] Geological Survey Websiteget price

Zanesville & Western Railroad Abandoned Abandoned

Oct 12, 2018 The Shawnee Branch from East Fultonham to Glouster and Shawnee. It included Ohio Central’s Buckingham Branch for which they shared trackage rights. It was listed as active in 1954 but abandoned by the 1960’s. The San Toy Branch from Sayre to San Toy, acoal camp operated by the Sunday Creek Coal Company that operated until April 15, 1927. Itget price

Registry digs into mining history News The Columbus

Oct 22, 2007 SHAWNEE, Ohio -- Burrell Pettet is at least a fourth-generation coal miner, maybe fifth-generation. He paused to think. There are so many coal miners get price

Shawnee, Ohio — Brian Harnetty

Shawnee, Ohio (2016-19) Many Hands (volumes 1&2, 2019-20) Forest Listening Rooms (2018-present) Rawhead & Bloodybones (2015) The Star-Faced One (2013) The Sociophonic Key (2012) Silent City (2009) American Winter (2007) Topsy Turvy (2006)get price

Perry County Ohio Ghost Town Exploration Co.

Shawnee Former Jail Shawnee, OH (1872 present coal mining and railroad town slowly abandoned over time) Classification: small town Location: Salt Lick Township, Perry County On SR 93 at the intersection of SR 155 It was the largest town in Perry County for decades, but keeps getting smaller as more people move away.get price

Registry digs into mining history News The Columbus

Oct 22, 2007 SHAWNEE, Ohio -- Burrell Pettet is at least a fourth-generation coal miner, maybe fifth-generation. He paused to think. There are so many coal miners get price

ArchiveGrid : Record book, 1872-1884 / Newark and Shawnee

Record book, 1872-1884 / Newark and Shawnee Coal & Iron Mining Company Newark and Shawnee Coal & Iron Mining Company. Western Reserve Historical Society. Contact Information Archive Map. Newark, Ohio mining company which changed its name to the Iron Point Mining Company in 1878. Related Resources.get price

BRIAN HARNETTY : Shawnee, Ohio CD KARLRECORDS Forced

Shawnee, Ohio, the first album by sonic ethnographer Brian Harnetty on Karlrecords, is an intriguing blend of archive recordings of interviews with residents of that small town and melancholic chamber-folk, performed by his ensemble which features, amongst others, Anna Roberts-Gevalt (Anna And Elizabeth) and Paul De Jong (The Books).Brian Harnetty (b. 1973) is an interdisciplinary artistget price

Encyclopedia Of Forlorn Places New Straitsville, Ohio

Members of the Knights of Labor (many of whom had worked and organized in the Hocking Valley coal fields) formed the United Mine Workers Union Columbus Ohio in 1890. During a bitter strike in 1884, miners deliberately set fire to the coal seam in New Straitsville's main underground mine by pushing cars filled with burning wood and kerosene intoget price

Can you tell me the bio of Wm McLaughlin (1806-1888),JC

their 1st born was Philip Crow (named after Sarah's father). The family moved to Morgan Co., Ohio by 1830. Their children were: PHilip C, Rebecca J, William P., Emily E. Sarah died between 1860-1870 and William died March 1884 in Nelsonville, Oh at the home of his daughter Rebecca Riddle, Anything about this William being maried 3-4 times.get price

Perry County, Ohio

The road through this county was, “from 1800 to 1815, the great thoroughfare between Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and the Eastern States, or until steamboat navigation created a new era in the history of travellers —a perpetual stream of . VIEW AT THE COAL MINES, SHAWNEE.get price

(Chamber Folk, Interview) [WEB] Brian Harnetty Shawnee

Jul 24, 2019 Amanda: Sings a murder ballad from Gore, Ohio: Terrill. (05:19) 04. Lucy: Talks of playing music and social life . (04:14) PART 2: MINING AND DISASTER 05. Judd: Recalls working as a miner and mine inspector . (04:57) 06. Sigmund: Describes the Millfield Mine explosion of 1930 . (05:07) 07. Reuben: Sings of the New Straitsville Mine fires, 1884get price

Ohio-Underground fire burning since 1884 Firehouse

abandoned mine shafts in this part of southeast Ohio. New Straitsville is about 49 miles southeast of Columbus. The fire, according to the town's official history, was set in October 1884 by anti-union workers. They soaked railroad cars that were loaded with timber with oil, ignited them, and rolled them into mine openings.get price

Zanesville & Western Railroad Abandoned Abandoned

Oct 12, 2018 History. The Columbus & Eastern Railroad (C&E) was chartered on February 20, 1882, and construction began around the beginning of June 1883. 2 By 1884, the C&E had opened a 31.8-mile segment from Thurston to Santillo via East Fultonham. 3 4 In January 1887, a 15.7-mile segment from East Fultonham to Cannelville was placed into operation, and between 1886-87, a 2.4-mile section of get price

Perry County Ohio Ghost Town Exploration Co.

Shawnee Former Jail Shawnee, OH (1872 present coal mining and railroad town slowly abandoned over time) Classification: small town Location: Salt Lick Township, Perry County On SR 93 at the intersection of SR 155 It was the largest town in Perry County for decades, but keeps getting smaller as more people move away.get price

Lima Genealogy (in Allen, Ohio)

Allen County Democrat 07/03/1861 to 12/10/1862 Genealogy Bank . Allen County Democrat 1855-1859, 1861-1865, 1868, 1872-1884, 1889 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast . Allen County Democrat 1855-59, 1861-65, 1868, 1872-84, 1889, 1958, and 1965 (Newspaper: Lima, Ohio) Ancestry Allen County Democrat 1861-1867, 1892 Newspaper Archive at FindMyPast . Allen County Democrat.get price

Athens County Remarkable Ohio

Front Text: Following a wage reduction from 70 to 60 cents per ton after many Hocking Valley coal mines consolidated in 1883, the Ohio Miners' Amalgamated Association struck on June 23, 1884. The operators responded by offering an even smaller tonnage rate and a requirement for returning miners to get price

The Hocking Valley Coal Strike Historical Marker

Oct 17, 2010 Side A: Following a wage reduction from 70 to 60 cents per ton after many Hocking Valley coal mines consolidated in 1883, the Ohio Miners' Amalgamated Association struck on June 23, 1884. (A historical marker located in Nelsonville in Athens County, Ohio.)get price

Ohio State Parks & Watercraft

Providing exceptional outdoor recreation and boating opportunities by managing Ohio's 75 state parks and boating services across the state.get price