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Farmington No. 9 Mine Disaster Memorial

Mannington, West Virginia

  • Flat Run Road Mannington, West Virginia 26582

Around 5:30 a.m. on Nov. 20, 1968, the No. 9 mine exploded. Although a cause was never determined for the blast that killed 78 miners, it was the beginning of new laws and regulations to better protect miners in America.

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