Bedford County Historical Society Map


Bedford County Historical Society, Inc.

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When Coal Was King
The Robertsdale Story

by Ron Morgan

When Coal Was King - The Robertsdale Story by Ron Morgan

Take a trip back in time when present day Robertsdale was identified only as "Roberts" on the map. The year was 1873, and the new coal mining hamlet was poised for greatness as King Coal assumed command of a lengthy dynasty on the East Broad Top Coal Field.

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