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Coal Miners Memorial Wickhaven Mine, Wickhaven, Perry Twp., Fayette Co., PA


Coal Mines of Fayette Co., PA MAIN INDEX

Map of H.C.Frick Coke Co. Mines
Wickhaven Mine,
Wickhaven,
Perry Twp.,
Fayette County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Tribute to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Wickhaven Mine, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian, Editor,
Ryan P. Washlaski, Technical Editor,

Updated Aug. 20, 2010

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Wick Haven, Perry Twp., Fayette Co., PA
[A coal company patch town in Perry Twp., Fayette County, Pennsylvania.]
[Wick Haven is located north of Perryopolis.]
See: Wick Haven Mine, Wick Haven, Perry Twp., Fayette Co., PA

Wick Haven Mine (ca.1906- ?  ),
Wickhaven, Perry Twp., Fayette Co., PA
[Wick Haven Mine was idle in 1919.]
Owners: (ca.1906- ? ), Pittsburgh Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA
              (ca.1919- ? ), Pittsburgh Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA

Wickhaven Coal Company Store, ca.2002
The Wickhaven Company Store, as it looked in ca.2002, a part of the old company store now serves as the Post Office for the Village of Wickhaven.
(Photo by Raymond A. Washlaski, ca.2002. Courtesy of the Editor.)

"Coal Miners Memorial, Wickhaven Mine & Coke Works,
Wickhaven, Perry Twp., Fayette County, Pennsylvania"

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