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Coal Mine Outing Report for February 8, 2015

The ITTHC outing to the coal mine area in the Eastern Oklahoma on Februay 8th was another enjoyable one. There were 31 ITTHC members in attendence and the weather for the first part of February in Oklahoma was outstanding, sunny with the high temperature of 75°.

The coal mines at this location were active from the late 1890’s to the 1930’s. Activity peaked out in the mid-1920’s with between 300 to 400 miners and a community population of approximately 2000+.

Just about everybody found at least one miner’s check. Other assorted mining related items and household items from the camp houses were found. There were also several nice watch fobs found. Again there were more coins found than is normal for one of these mine areas. There were Barber Quarter, a Standing Liberty Quarter, Barber Dimes, Mercury Dimes, V-Nickels, Buffalo Nickels, Jefferson Nickels, Indian Head Cents, and Lincoln Cents found in what was reported. Got reports from about half of the members present.

Here is montage of finds from those emailed to me:

Hope everyone had a good time. If you missed this outing, don’t miss the next one!