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Eckley Miners' Village

. Description:  Company built (1854) and owned miners' village for 115 years, the village became the site for the movie The Molly Maguires.  After the filming, the entire town was turned into a museum, with the 200 residents allowed to live there as long as they liked.  Tour the 150 buildings in the town, including the company store and breaker, with workers dwellings furnished in 1880s, 1900s and 1940s period fashion.
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Address:
2 Eckley Main Street
Weatherly, PA 18255

Parent Organization:
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Contacts
Phone 570 636-2070
e-mail
mailto:ddubick@state.pa.us
URL
PHMC
http://www.eckleyminers.org/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Year Round, daily 12 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
Season  Closed all winter State Holidays, open Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day
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As of MAR 2008  $2    $4  $3.50  
Special Fees:  Guided tours available in summer, additional $1.50 for adults & seniors $.50 for youth
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What kind of visit you can have:  Start at visitor center with 15 minute video introduction, then take self-guided tour of village.  Guided tours are available seasonally.
Big Events: Patch Town Day (Jun), Living History Weekend (Aug) Suggested Stay:
Period 1854-1971 Type of Site Town
Buildings: 54 houses, 2 churches, doctor's office, reconstructed coal breaker, mule barn.
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Mauch Chunk Museum Museum   Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site, www.stepintoplaces.com  

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