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[[Category:Towns of the Loup Creek and White Oak Coal Fields]]
 
[[Category:Towns of the Loup Creek and White Oak Coal Fields]]
 
[[Image:Scarbro Wingrove Glen-Jean Redstar Hilltop Harvey Prudence 1911.png|thumb|1911 map showing Scarbro, Wingrove, Glen Jean, Redstar, Hilltop, Harvey, and Prudence]]
 
[[Image:Scarbro Wingrove Glen-Jean Redstar Hilltop Harvey Prudence 1911.png|thumb|1911 map showing Scarbro, Wingrove, Glen Jean, Redstar, Hilltop, Harvey, and Prudence]]
Prudence was developed as a company owned mining town in the early 1900s by the Prudence Coal & Coke Company. The first shipment of coal from the Prudence coal plant occurred during the year ending June 30, 1902.  The Prudence operation was located along [[Dunloup Creek]] in [[Fayette County]].
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Prudence was developed as a company owned mining town in the early 1900s by the Prudence Coal & Coke Company, on a 1,300 acre coal lease. The first shipment of coal from the Prudence coal plant occurred during the year ending June 30, 1902.   
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The central surface operations of the Prudence plant was located along an unnamed tributary to [[Dunloup Creek]], northeast of [[Harvey, West Virginia|Harvey]], in [[Fayette County]]. However, several of the company's mine openings were located up to two miles away, further to the northeast, in the general vicinity of Sanger.  
  
 
<h3>Map of Prudenceand Vicinity</h3>
 
<h3>Map of Prudenceand Vicinity</h3>

Revision as of 11:11, 25 June 2015

1911 map showing Scarbro, Wingrove, Glen Jean, Redstar, Hilltop, Harvey, and Prudence

Prudence was developed as a company owned mining town in the early 1900s by the Prudence Coal & Coke Company, on a 1,300 acre coal lease. The first shipment of coal from the Prudence coal plant occurred during the year ending June 30, 1902.

The central surface operations of the Prudence plant was located along an unnamed tributary to Dunloup Creek, northeast of Harvey, in Fayette County. However, several of the company's mine openings were located up to two miles away, further to the northeast, in the general vicinity of Sanger.

Map of Prudenceand Vicinity

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