Coal Mine Region, Lansford PA
Friday, October 05, 2012
Where and When
Time: 7:00am - 6:30pm
Location: Leave from Newtown Campus
This trip will stop at the Upper Bucks campus at 8 am and will drop off at 5:30 am.
Visit the No.9 Coal Mine in Lansford, PA and once inside the mine, experienced tour guides will lead you on a walking tour filled with amazing sites and fascinating stories! See the underground mule-way;miner's hospital, and the 900 ft. deep original elevator shaft, which once hauled loaded coal cars to the surface. Then visit the Eckley Museum which preserves a way of life which dominated the anthracite region for over 140 years. Time for lunch and gift shops. Guided by Prof. Ray O'Brien