Volunteers showed off their 60 mm canon and model trains during a Civil War Living History Encampment reenactment held last weekend during the Old Fashioned Miner’s Labor Day Picnic at the No. 9 Mine and Museum in Lansford.
The living history Civil War encampment commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Civil War this year. Re-enactors from the 8th Georgia Infantry Co.A, Rome Light Guards will be camped out for the weekend.
The No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum is located at 9 Dock Street in Lansford.
Mine tour tickets can be purchased in the gift shop upon arrival. For further information, call the museum at (570) 645-7074 or visit them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/1471399206473533.
The next big event at the mine is their annual Haunted Halloween Mine Tours scheduled (Oct. 31, Nov. 1 and Nov. 2) from 6 PM to 10:30 PM at the mine.
Click HERE to view a related Times News story by Donnie Serfass, titled “Lansford’s Great Train Robbery”.
TamaquaArea.com video of cannon fire:
TamaquaArea.com video of model train display:
(Click HERE to view these same photos on Facebook.)