Today Eckley Miners' Village represents the lives of immigrant anthracite coal miners and their families as they lived through the industrial revolution.
Join us on June 11th at PNC Field in Moosic for Rail Riders baseball! Eckley Miners’ Village will be the featured non-profit of the night with pre-game announcements, in-game interviews, an information table and advertising on the Jumbotron! Tickets are available at Eckley through May 28th and are only $8.00 each; $5.00 for Eckley volunteers and associates. This game is perfect for the whole family! Call 570-636-2070 to get your tickets today!
Eckley Miners’ Village announces the launch of Blue Star Museums, collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across America, to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013. For more information, visit our News page.
Want to work at the Eckley Miners' Village Associates' Gift Shop?
The Eckley Miners' Village Gift Shop is currently offering an assistant position. Interested applicants are asked to please visit our Gift Shop page for more information. All applications are due by May 17, 2013.
Eckley Miners' Village is a stop on the 2013 Keystone Active Zone Passport, the award-winning program that encourages people of all ages and abilities to get active outside at close-to-home parks, trails, guided walks and outdoor events throughout Luzerne County over the spring and summer. It’s fun, free and easy to explore the outdoors; start today!
To get started visit the 2013 KAZ website today!
If you are a 1940s WWII era re-enactment group, Civil War era re-enactment group, or trades/craft person, below are the registration forms to participate in Eckley's 2013 events:
Mine #9 Mine Tour - Explore the world's oldest continuously operated Anthracite coal mine.
Pioneer Mine Coal Tunnel - Tour a real Anthracite coal mine and ride an old-fashioned narrow gauge steam train.
The Old Jail Museum - Tour an original 1871 jail where the hand print from an "innocent" Molly Maguire who was hung, still remains.
Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor - Explore the rich heritage and tranquil beauty of over 100 miles of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Hazleton Rails to Trails - A four mile multi-use trail scheduled to come through Eckley in the future.
Tom Corbett, Governor
Andrew E. Masich, Chairman
James M. Vaughan, Executive Director
with active support from the Eckley Miners' Village Associates