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Clarksburg Daily News headline


On March 22, 1906, a coal mine explosion at Century in Barbour County killed 23 miners.

Learn more:
"23 Miners Dead At The Century Mine"
Official Report on the Century Mine Disaster
Casualties of the Century Mine Disaster
Map of the Century Mine


On This Day in West Virginia History: March

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