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Upper Big Branch Miners Memorial

38233 Coal River Road, Whitesville, WV
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Touching memorial

Beautiful memorial dedicated to the memory of the 29 miners who lost their lives on 4/5/10, but... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
JaniceH512
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Roanoke, Virginia
Very Touching to See

The memorial is beautiful and touching to see. Definately a good place to pay respects or to just... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2016
Brittany P
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Colcord, West Virginia
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Apr 8, 2018
“Touching memorial”
Nov 27, 2016
“Very Touching to See”
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38233 Coal River Road, Whitesville, WV
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Beautiful memorial dedicated to the memory of the 29 miners who lost their lives on 4/5/10, but also really to all miners who have been lost. If you have any interest in the history of coal mining or West Virginia definately worth the trip.

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

The memorial is beautiful and touching to see. Definately a good place to pay respects or to just think about how much the locals have given so the rest of the country could have power.

1  Thank Brittany P
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

The Upper Big Branch Miners Memorial is dedicated to Twenty-nine miners who lost their lives in an explosion at Upper Big Branch Coal Mine on April 5th, 2010, to the first responders and mine rescuers that put themselves in harm's way to come to the...More

1  Thank Susan G
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

A really touching Memorial. A must see if you're in the area. A lot of reading but well worth it! Beautiful pictures & landscaping

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Reviewed 20 April 2015

Can't say there are any other reasons to be in Whitesville but if you are stop the car at a small lot near the memorials and take a look. Impressively done. The town looks like it needs help due to the dwindling demand for coal...More

1  Thank Annette B
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Reviewed 15 March 2015

The Memorial is a tribute to miners who gave their lives in the coal mines. This is a beautiful memorial and a must see for travelers in the area.

1  Thank Connie M
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