Miners Memorial Day service in Springhill today

Published on June 11, 2014

Salvation Army Captain Chad Ingram places a wreath remembering all miners lost during Springhill’s storied coal mining past during the Davis Day service on Tuesday.

Christopher Gooding

SPRINGHILL – To some its Miners Memorial Day, others it's Davis Day. For everyone, though, its a day to observe and remember.

In the former mining town of Springhill, Miners Memorial Day service will take place this afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Saint Andrews Wesley United Church, followed by wreath laying at the miners cenotaph next to the library.

A free reception will follow.