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Cape Breton Miner's Museum

Medal, Commemorative


Accession number: 2017.03.29A
Category: Memorabilia
Description: Black rounded medal with miner engraved on front and miners museum engraved on back with date 1967.

Note: This medal commemorates the achievement of Cape Breton County's Centennial Project- the Miners' Museum and Ocean Deeps Colliery, at Quarry Point, Glace Bay, N.S.  The Museum complex is a focus on the cortribution of the coal miner and coal in the continued advance of civilization. The obverse symbolizes this man and the reverse, his industry. Here, the first regular coal mining in all of America began in 1720.