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Photo Album: Cummings Coalminers

1890: Jackson’s Patch, Pennsylvania. ℘℘℘ In this picture, Patrick Cummings of Loan in Clogh parish near Castlecomer in County Kilkenny sits with his wife Margaret Crennan, also of Loan, on the front porch of their house in Jackson’s Patch surrounded by their sons. Areas of settlement near the mining shafts were called ‘patches’ and Jackson’sRead more..