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Quecreek Mine Rescue Site 20th Anniversary Celebration July 2022

Some of the people at the 15th AnniversaryFrom July 24-28, 2002, millions worldwide watched and waited as rescuers worked around the clock to save nine men trapped in the flooded Quecreek mine in Lincoln Township, Somerset County. For 77 hours, rescuers faced set back after set back as they raced to bring all nine miners home alive. Miraculously, in the early morning hours of July 28, the miners were brought safely to the surface, one by one, "9 for 9."

Now, 20 years later, we are in the early stages of planning the celebration to be held in mid-July 2022!

The Pittsburgh Pirates will honor the Quecreek Miners at their game on July 24th at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA. The celebration at the mine rescue site will happen July 23-24, 2022. There will also be a Car Cruise, a special Race Day at Jennerstown Speedway and some other events are still in the works.
Details on all of these events and more will be available here soon!

For updates on the 20th anniversary events in 2022, you can also visit the Quecreek Mine Rescue Foundation Facebook page.

See our 15th Anniversary Highlights page from 2017 here.


The Monument for Life Memorial Park is open daily from dawn to dusk, weather permitting. The Educational Visitors Center is closing for the season November 1, 2021. For information on visiting during our off season; please read the visitor's information page. We would love to welcome you in and tell you the story! (Weather permitting)


Donate to the Monument for Life.
More info

The Quecreek Mine
Rescue Foundation
140 Haupt Road
Somerset, PA 15501

Phone: 814-445-5090
See map

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