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State Should Assist Memorial to Miners

May 12, 2013

It is doubtful many West Virginians know about the Benwood Mine Disaster of April 28, 1924, even though it was the third-worst in state history. One hundred nineteen men died that day....

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Chokingsmoker

May-13-13 8:09 AM

"It is doubtful many West Virginians know about the Benwood Mine Disaster..."

Wonder why?

Any of you ever hear of BLAIR MOUNTAIN?

West Virginia Division of Culture and History's "commissioner" Randall Reid-Smith was very instrumental in having Blair Mountain removed from the National Register of Historic Places.

If we are lucky, Randall Reid-Smith will his "Friends of Coal" bumper sticker show up and sing "16 Tons."

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