Welsh in Coal Creek Historical

Welsh in Coal Creek Historical (HM1XKK)

Location: Briceville, TN 37710 Anderson County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 10.683', W 84° 11.067'

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In the last half of the 1800s, the Welsh in America published books in their native language at a time when it was illegal to do so in Great Britain. Coal Creek miners Rees R. Thomas and his son David R. Thomas donated a rare collection of those books to Harvard University.

"The Welsh of Tennessee" (2012) by Dr. Eirug Davies of Harvard University tells how Welsh miners and iron workers helped East Tennessee rebuild after the American Civil War, while preserving their native language and culture. That book recognizes research by Briceville students, proving that learning is an unbroken circle in Coal Creek.
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Placed ByCoal Creek Watershed Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 753218 N 4007371
Decimal Degrees36.17805000, -84.18445000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 10.683', W 84° 11.067'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 10' 40.98" N, 84° 11' 4.02" W
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Area Code(s)865, 423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111 Slatestone Rd, Briceville TN 37710, US
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