Welcome to the Anthracite Heritage Foundation

The Anthracite Heritage Foundation is a non-profit corporation governed by a Board of Trustees. In cooperation with King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, the Foundation will prepare and administer an ongoing program of events that will educate students and the public about the lives of our anthracite coal miners and their families. learn more

kings-logo01January 9, 2014, King’s College, 7 p.m.,
refreshments at 6:30 p.m.
Prof. Thomas Dublin will speak on “When the Mines Closed in Northeastern Pennsylvania” at the Annual Msgr. John J. Curran Lecture.
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Check out the following resources that may be helpful to you:

  • When Coal Was King
    A video depicting the life of an early coal miner.
  • Upcoming Events.
    Scheduled lectures, music, tours, and presentations related to miners
  • Other Websites of Interest
    Aids to a search for mining information.
  • Books, CD’s, and DVD’ s for Sale.
  • Historic Mining Photos and Art.
  • Miners and Ethnic Music.
  • Miners Stories
    Selected audio interviews with miners