Month: August 2016

Anthracite Coal Region Poetry Round Up

As many of you know, from time to time I find, read, and record poetry written by local poets about their experiences living in and experiencing the Anthracite Coal Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania for all of us to appreciate. For our last Friday in August 2016, I am including a “Poetry Round Up” of these recordings. Going…

Plymouth’s Gaylord Mine Disaster

We thank Steve Konrad for sharing this story and photo with us. Recently, Steve Konrad from the Plymouth Historical Society in the Anthracite Coal Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania submitted some new photos to add to a previous post he submitted. Steve writes, “I have been doing some additional research on Plymouth’s Gaylord Mine Disaster, that…