This site uses cookies to improve your experience and the quality of our services. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies. More information Hide

Mather Mine disaster

Need a hotel nearby?

Sponsored links

Routes nearby

Places of Interest nearby

Matched content

Hotels nearby

Restaurants nearby

Sponsored links

🔎
Event
Location type: Event
Location address: United States, Greene
Number of texts: 1
3 stars
Made by wikipedia.org | Reference Flickr upload bot | © CC 3.0
Made by wikipedia.org | Reference Wikipedia.org | © CC 3.0

The Mather Mine disaster refers to the events surrounding an explosion that occurred in the Mather Mine on May 19, 1928 at 4:07 PM in Mather, Pennsylvania. A report released by the United States Bureau of Mines states that a total of 195 men were killed in the catastrophe, of which two died in hospitals after being discovered by rescue crews and volunteers. The Mather Mine disaster ranks as the seventh worst mining disaster in U.S. history and the second worst in Pennsylvania history.

Classify this POI
Link to route

More information

Comments

Add comment