Eckley Miners’ Village is an industrial coal mining town, deeply rooted in anthracite coal mining heritage. The following is a list of websites and historic places that provide additional information on the heritage and history of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces
As the sister museum of Eckley Miners’ Village, the Anthracite Heritage Museum, located in McDade Park, Scranton, Pa., houses exhibits on the story of immigrants who came from Europe to work in the anthracite mining and textiles industries.
Pennsylvania Trails of History
Explore the rich heritage and idyllic beauty as the Pennsylvania Trails of History take you to every corner of the state.
The Old Jail Museum
Tour an original 1871 jail in Jim Thorpe, Pa., and see the indelible handprint of a Molly Maguire who proclaimed he was innocent before being hanged. In addition to Eckley, this jail was used during Paramount Studio’s filming of The Molly Maguires, starring Sean Connery and Richard Harris.
Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor
The Delaware and Lehigh’s canal and rail corridor stretches 165 miles, celebrating the history and recreational opportunities of five counties and over one hundred municipalities in eastern Pennsylvania.
Greater Hazleton Rails to Trails
Started in 1998 and intended to pass through Eckley, the Great Hazleton Rails to Trails occupies the former corridor of a railroad line that supported the local coal mining industry.
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