Camp USA is a web site dedicated to
coal mining. If you have coal in your bloodline you will enjoy
this site. The Connellsville Field is featured, along with some
great photos of the area. The photo to the left shows some of the
Lemont patch homes.
Click here to see all the Lemont pictures.
The Coal and Coke Heritage Center
The Coal and
Coke Heritage Center is back online after being out of
service for a while. Sponsored by Penn State Fayette Campus, this
site is dedicated to preserving the history of the Connellsville Coke
Region. (Photo used with permission).
(note: sometimes this site is down
for maintenance and not available)
historical marker honoring those who worked long hours underground,
mining coal, was dedicated during a ceremony at Penn State Fayette, The
Click here for details
Click on the photo to visit the
is a directory
of sites with content appropriate for research about Appalachian
history, culture, physical and social environments, social customs, and
images and stereotypes. It also includes links to bibliographies,
organizations, events and other gateways focusing on Appalachia.
Take the time to visit this web
site for a great learning experience.