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Worth a Side Trip if you are in the Area

We stopped in here on a Sunday morning. The site itself is just a short drive outside of Somerset... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JimSTL1021
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Saint Louis, Missouri
beautiful rescue tribute

we happily enjoyed the site surrounded by the beautiful fall decorations... flowers, pumpkins, corn... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
aslanfifth
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Buffalo, New York
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All reviews flight memorial coal mine these men mine shaft trapped miners small area self guided sunday morning short drive visitor center piece of history worth the trip my husband and i mines presentation arnold farm
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here on a Sunday morning. The site itself is just a short drive outside of Somerset. Unfortunately the museum is closed on Sunday but there is some information on placards on the outside that tell the story. You can also see the...More

Thank JimSTL1021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we happily enjoyed the site surrounded by the beautiful fall decorations... flowers, pumpkins, corn stalks... please keep in mind that you need to turn right where the arrow shows on Rt. 985. We misread the sign as saying we had to drive further another 500...More

Thank aslanfifth
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Not much information, kind of a self guided tour that has some signage that describes the incident. Maybe an museum available on some days.

Thank Bob G
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were in the area visiting the Flight 93 Memorial and learned that the dramatic 2002 rescue of 9 miners trapped 240 feet underground happened nearby. We visited and heard a 1 hour presentation on the details from a lady who knew...More

Thank John D
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Unfortunately, the visitor center had closed at 4 on Saturday; so, we didn't get to see the full presentation. The statue was amazing to see, though. If you're in the area, the statue by itself is worth the detour.

Thank Fred59715
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We happened upon the Quecreek Mine Rescue Site on our way to Somerset, Pennsylvania. We enjoyed the presentation by Bill Arnold (owner of the farm where the rescue occurred) and his slideshow describing the rescue. For $7.00 you can tour the site, see the museum’s...More

1  Thank Michiganders4
Reviewed July 2, 2018

This memorial has a really lovely evocative statue of a miner, along with the remains of the mine, the rescue air shaft, and the rescue shaft. It is well worth a stop off.

Thank Mickigirl1310
Reviewed May 15, 2018

The site of what many called a miracle. I remember being out of town the weekend of the flooding of the mine. When we went to be on Saturday night I was very depressed because they had stopped hearing sounds from the mine. However, but...More

1  Thank LanLady L
Reviewed May 13, 2018

My husband and I visited the museum and were completely amazed by the presentation. The woman was so passionate about presenting the events that one could not help feeling that they were a part of the story. A truly great experience hearing about the miracles...More

1  Thank mumfe2016
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Arriving by bus we were greeted by the farm's owner Bill. He directed us to the museum where he served cookies, water, ice tea, and use of restrooms. After this break he gave a stirring presentation of what caused the entrapment, the rescue efforts by...More

1  Thank Nancy N
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