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The Miner's Circle - Mine Explosion Graves

1030 New Clear Branch Rd, Leach Cemetery, Rocky Top, TN 37769-5624
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Short trip

Beautiful place close to home. Kept up nice. I didn’t even realize this was here. About two miles... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
gregorya616
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Caryville, Tennessee
Glad I Stopped

I had to stop for gas and knew this site was off the exit. It is about a 25 minute detour off the... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Abby G
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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21 Mar 2018
“Short trip”
22 Jun 2017
“Glad I Stopped”
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1030 New Clear Branch Rd, Leach Cemetery, Rocky Top, TN 37769-5624
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Beautiful place close to home. Kept up nice. I didn’t even realize this was here. About two miles from home.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

I had to stop for gas and knew this site was off the exit. It is about a 25 minute detour off the highway and easy to find, in a graveyard behind the church, second tall monument on your left as you drive through the...More

1  Thank Abby G
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Most of the men and boys who lost their lives in a major coal mine explosion are buried in the Miners' Circle. They have been there for over a century. Many of the stones are weathered and hard to read. We should never forget their...More

5  Thank Felicia F
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

Site of the fifth worse mining accident in the United States. Located behind the Clear Branch Baptist Church. Marked by a large monument surrounded by circles of the tomb stones of 184 of the 214 miners who lost their lives on May 19, 1902. The...More

8  Thank pathfinderwavohio
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