Ghosts of Beaver Hill: The Black Miners of Oregon’s Coal Coast
Presented by Zachary Stocks of Oregon Black Pioneers
In the 1890s, coal was king in Coos County, and Beaver Hill was the most productive mine of all. Today Beaver Hill is a ghost town, but new discoveries about its diverse workforce –which included perhaps 100 Black miners– are rewriting the history of early Oregon’s rural demographics and communities.
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WHERE: Lovell Showroom, 1483 Duane Street Astoria, OR 97103 Map