The life size statue of a widowed mother and children in honor of the 361 miners killed in the Monongah Mines disaster on Dec. 6, 1907.

The Monongah Mining Disaster of 1907 is the worst industrial disaster in U.S. history. The Monongah Heroine Statue makes up part of the memorial to the victims of the Monongah Mine Disaster at the corner of Main Avenue and Bridge Street in downtown Monongah. 

There is also working bell at the memorial site that was donated by the Italian government.