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Hungry for History at the Cockayne Farmstead

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cockayne Farmstead, 1111 Wheeling Avenue
Glen Dale, WV 26038 United States
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  Hungry for History: 119 Souls-The Benwood Mine Disaster of 1924 On Monday, April 28, 1924, an explosion at Wheeling Steel's Benwood coal mine took the lives of 119 men and boys, most of whom were recent immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe. It remains the third most lethal coal mine disaster in West Virginia's […]

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