Neighborhoods in the Network / Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour

07.15.09 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Scranton, Pennsylvania’s Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour takes visitors three hundred feet below the earth’s surface to experience what was a way of life for anthracite coal miners for 150 years. Join Martha Manikas-Foster for this Neighborhoods in the Network report on this heritage tourist destination in what remains the richest anthracite coal region in the Western Hemisphere.

The Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour is open from April through the end of November, except for Thanksgiving Day. For more information on the site, phone 1-800-238-7245 or 1-570-963-6463, or log on to


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