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Residents Dwellings

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Title

Residents Dwellings

Subject

mining

Description

In this image, a group of miners poses in the road dividing residents housing. Many of the miners lived, worked, and raised their families around the mines. Because of the entirety of their lives being based at the mines, they established churches and other institutions. This created a unique social environment around the mines.

Source

Louisa County Historical Society Archives

Publisher

Louisa County Historical Society

Contributor

Louisa County Historical Society

Rights

All items in our archives have been donated to The Louisa County Historical Society with express permission to use them only for not-for-profit purposes of education and individual research. We make them available online to further those ends. Anyone wishing to use images online or in printed publications must obtain express written permission to do so from the Louisa County Historical Society and the legal copyright holder. Users assume full responsibility for disputes arising from copyright violations or invasions of privacy.

Identifier

054_2011_01_041

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