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At 10:20 a.m., December 6, 1907, explosions occurred at the No. 6
and No. 8 mines at Monongah, West Virginia. The explosions ripped
through the mines at 10:28 a.m., causing the earth to shake as far
as eight miles away, shattering buildings and pavement, hurling
people and horses violently to the ground, and knocking streetcars
off their rails. Three-hundred and sixty-two men and boys died. It
remains the worst mine disaster in the history of the United States

Photos of the ceremonies of December 6, 2007 in Monongah

Video on Monongah ceremonies

Articles on Monongah 100 anniversary ceremonies
The Charleston Gazette

Solemn ceremony marks Monongah anniversary
by George Hohmann - Daily Mail Business Editor

Bell from Italy to Toll in Monongah, WVA
Italians arrive to honor immigrants killed in 1907 Monongah mine blast
By Marylynne Pitz - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

100th anniversary ceremony in Duronia
1907 - 2007

Film on Monongah Tragedy of Dec/1907

Film on Monongah Tragedy of Dec/1907

Monongah: l’emigrazione sepolta

Monongah Mine Disaster
New book delves into story behind 1907 Monongah Mine Disaster

Cronaca del 6 dicembre, 1907"

Duronia - monumente intitolato "Senza Ritorno"

Video on ceremonies to unveil the bas-relief in Duronia

Duronia - bas relief in bronze by the sculptor Massimo Manzo

Photo of the Monongah Heroine Statue

Dedication ceremonies of the Monongah Heroine Statue

Planting flowers around the Monongah Heroine Statue

Monongah Mine Disaster Centennial Remembrance Dinner

Monongah Mine Centennial Features Special Events

Thank You Letter

August / Letter from Don Gino
Giugno / Letter from Don Gino

Professor Joseph D'Andrea

In Memory of those who perished in the mines of Monongah

Fotos of the disaster

Personal stories on the Monongah tragedy

Commemoration of the 100 anniversary in Duronia on Augustl 16, 2007

Fairmont Coal Company Mining Disaster

Cronache sul disastro di Monongah

Storia/ Intervista / Morire a Monongah

Elenco approssimativo delle vittime italiane
Monongah (Italiano)
home (Duronia)