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Quecreek Mine Rescue Site

151 Haupt Rd, Somerset, PA 15501-7231
+1 814-445-4876
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It was interesting to be able to share this with grand kids Would recommend it to all. Anyone... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Regina B
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Beautiful tribute

This is a beautiful tribute to a terrible mining incident that actually had a happy ending... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Deb G
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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151 Haupt Rd, Somerset, PA 15501-7231
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

It was interesting to be able to share this with grand kids Would recommend it to all. Anyone with kids should go here and tell them whst the miners had to endure Was very educational.

1  Thank Regina B
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful tribute to a terrible mining incident that actually had a happy ending. Terrific place to take kids as a learning experience, many pieces of equipment available for viewing etc.

3  Thank Deb G
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I stopped to visit the Quecreek mine rescue site as it is close to the Flight 93 Memorial and glad that I did stop.They have the area where the rescue took place is like a little park now to tell the the story of the...More

Thank cainrcc
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The primary purpose of the trip was Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville and we were aware of the Quecreek Mine rescue site and so we added to the trip. It is a very quiet and serene spot and the story is compelling. We recommend this...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This area of PA seems to have it's share of tragedy ( Flight 93) and the Quecreek Mine Rescue but at least this tragedy turned into a miracle. The farmer that owns the land where the rescue took place, tells his own story during a...More

1  Thank SEEitall_12
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My immigrant grandfather was a Quecreek miner. My immigrant grandmother called this area "home" from age 5 until her death at age 99. My mother was raised on a neighboring farm. All of these factors, plus the human drama of the 9 miners and concern...More

2  Thank Denise D
Reviewed 24 August 2016

A short visit is all that is needed. See the actual spot where the miners were trapped, a capsule, small museum. Very easy to find. Friendly people.

Thank 10ellie
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I went here on my way to the Flight 93 memorial. We were coming from Pittsburgh along I-76. This isn't too far from the I-76 turnoff at Somerset. The toll from Mount Pleasant to Somerset was $5.05. The area is small but preserved as seen...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This was great. Bill Arnold's personal story about the mine rescue kept my full attention. If fact, I enjoyed his story so much that I purchased the video.

Thank Trudy G
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

A really interesting place especially if you understand a little about coal mining. While there we ran into one of the gentleman that actually participated in the rescue by happenstance. He really brought the story of the rescue to life. This event occurred just months...More

Thank 771SamW
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