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Anthracite Heritage Museum and Scranton Iron Furnaces

Pennsylvania trail of history guide

by Harold W. Aurand

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scranton (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Scranton
    • Subjects:
    • Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum (Scranton, Pa.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 19th century -- Guidebooks.,
    • Anthracite coal industry -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 19th century -- Guidebooks.,
    • Smelting furnaces -- Pennsylvania -- Scranton -- Guidebooks.,
    • Iron industry and trade -- Pennsylvania -- Scranton -- History -- 19th century -- Guidebooks.,
    • Scranton (Pa.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtext by Harold W. Aurand.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      SeriesPennsylvania trail of history guides
      ContributionsPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN805.P4 A87 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3559458M
      ISBN 100811729591
      LC Control Number2002021744
      OCLC/WorldCa49512710


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Anthracite Heritage Museum and Scranton Iron Furnaces by Harold W. Aurand Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Scranton Iron Furnaces are administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and are actively supported by the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates which is a non-profit community based organization.

Anthracite Heritage Museum in Scranton focuses on the people, labor, and culture of coal mining and related industries in eastern Pennsylvania. The museum displays objects and images of the everyday life of coal miners and their families, including exhibits of household furnishings, religious artifacts, and work implements and : $ The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces, administered by Bode Morin, are two of three sites that make up the Anthracite Museum Complex, which also includes Eckley Miner’s Village.

The Museum and Iron Furnaces are owned and operated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, PA. In this guidebook, the author condenses his vast knowledge of anthracite history in an overview of the people, labor, and culture of coal mining in northeastern Pennsylvania and follows with tours of the Anthracite Heritage Museum, highlighting its exhibits of objects and photographs reflecting the everyday life of coal miners and their families, and the Scranton Iron Furnaces, which memorializes an industry that relied heavily on anthracite fuel.

For all group leaders is the newly published Anthracite Heritage Museum and Scranton Iron Furnaces, a page book “Pennsylvania Trail Of History Guide”, with text by Harold Aurand.

The book focuses on the people, labor, and culture of coal mining and related industries in northeastern Pennsylvania. Scranton Iron Furnaces. See the remains of the blast furnaces of the Lackawanna Iron and Coal Company at Scranton Iron Furnaces. Photo by PHMC/Chester Kulesa, Website.

Address. Cedar Avenue Scranton, PA Phone () Admission. For information on guided tours, call Anthracite Heritage Museum: () Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, Scranton, PA. K likes. The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, with the support of /5(43).

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[Harold W Aurand; Pennsylvania Historical and Museum. This complex is made up of three museums and one historical site located in there communities: the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum and the Scranton Iron Furnaces, both in Scranton, Lackawanna County (see "Who Are These Anthracite People.

Historical Significance: The Scranton Iron Furnaces were one of the earliest sites to use anthracite coal as fuel for their blast furnaces. Anthracite coal replaced charcoal as fuel by the s, leading to a more efficient iron making process and better quality iron.

The site was the nation’s leading producer of iron rails (T-rails) and had. NEWSLETTER OF THE PENNSYLVANIA ANTHRACITE HERITAGE MUSEUM AND IRON FURNACES ASSOCIATES.

Vol. 29 No. 2 Phone () April - June, After the Civil War, the anthracite industry was shaken by a series of mining disasters.

As a result, inthe Pennsylvania. legislature passed laws to improve mine safety. One law required. The Scranton Iron Furnaces is a historic site that preserves the heritage of iron making in the U.S. State of Pennsylvania and is located in Scranton, near the Steamtown National Historic protects the remains of four stone blast furnaces which were built between and Iron production on the site was started by Scranton, Grant & Company in Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania.

The remains of the blast furnaces of the Lackawanna Iron and Coal Company. The Scranton Iron Furnaces is administered by the PHMC, with the support of the Anthracite Heritage Museum & Iron Furnaces on: Cedar Ave, Scranton,PA.

The Pennsylvania anthracite Heritage Museum offers an abundance of history for the northeastern Pennsylvania area. Gives you an excellent look into how things got started in the Scranton area and how the coal mining industry shaped the region.

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Sections of this page. Bonfire at the Iron Furnaces. Landmark & Historical Place. Lower Anthracite /5(43). Prior to the night of the event, tickets can also be purchased in person at the Anthracite Heritage Museum at R.D. #1, McDade Park, Bald Mountain Road, Scranton, PAor at the Electric City Trolley Museum at Cliff St, Scranton, PA Tickets are $25 for GA and $50 for VIP.

The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum preserves the heritage of anthracite coal mining in the U.S. State of Pennsylvania and is located in McDade Park in museum is part of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum features exhibits detailing the industrial history of northeastern museum was featured on.

Anthracite Heritage Museum and Scranton Iron Furnaces Harold W. Aurand / November, Coalcracker Culture Harold W. Aurand / June, The Black Land: Remnants of the Once & Great Anthracite Coal Industry Ed Dougert / Paperback / January, A photographic essay.

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Overall, the Anthracite Heritage Museum offers a fantastic overview of the coal industry and what life was like in the region. If you want to learn more, take a ride down into a real coal mine at the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour which is located next door to the museum. Did you know the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum was mentioned on the hit tv show "The Office" on NBC.

Here's the snipet from the Lazy Scranton video from the episode "The Merger" from Season 3 of "The Office." *Disclaimer: This video is not owned by the PAHM or its Facebook page administrators.

The Anthracite Heritage Museum serves the educational needs of the public regarding the story of hard coal mining, its related industries, and the immigrant culture of northeastern Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and is actively supported by the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces /5(3).

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Scranton. Scranton Tourism Scranton Hotels Scranton Bed and Breakfast Hotels near Historic Scranton Iron Furnaces; Hotels near University of Scranton. Reprinted from "The Miner's Lamp", the Newsletter of the PA Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates.

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We appreciate all you. Save 84% off the newsstand price. 22 Bald Mountain Road, Scranton, PA - United States Website Facebook The Anthracite Heritage Museum. In addition to the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, the PHMC administers, as part of the Anthracite Museum Complex, the Scranton Iron Furnaces in center-city Scranton, Eckley Miners' Village, near Hazleton, in Luzerne County, and the Museum of Anthracite Mining in Ashland, Schuylkill County.

The speakers are: Paul Shackel, professor of anthropology at the University of Maryland, who will present “Remembering Lattimer”; Bode Morin, historic site administrator at the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum and Scranton Iron Furnaces and Eckley Miner’s Village, “Contextualizing the Past in Anthracite Heritage”; and Philip.

Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum (Scranton, PA) plus priceless art work, books, photographs, and corporate railroad material. Located near the Steamtown National Historic Site, the Scranton Iron Furnaces represent the early iron industry in the United States. The four massive stone blast furnaces are the remnants of a once.

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Arts on Fire Festival. likes 1 talking about this. An annual Industrial and Arts Festival held in Scranton at the historic Iron Furnaces on Jump to. Sections of this page.

Accessibility Help. Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum Scranton, PA. Causes. Arts on Fire Festival shared an ers: Industrial Heritage Trail. The labor of iron, coal, oil and lumber workers built businesses and communities that left legacies on this trail and beyond.

Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum. Scranton, PA. miles. Scranton Iron Furnaces. Scranton, PA. miles. The remains of the blast furnaces of the Lackawanna Iron and Coal.

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