Map 3: Quincy Mine Location, c. 1920.
Key for map of the Quincy Mining Company community
Questions for Map 3
1) What evidence do you see of a paternalistic mining community in Map 4? (Refer to Reading 4 if necessary)
2) Quincy employees lived in the neighborhoods of Limerick, Singsing, Frenchtown, Hardscrabble, Pewabic, Franklin, and Backstreet. Underline the names of these places. Find the mine shafts and circle them. What would be some of the benefits of living that close to work? What might be the drawbacks?
3) Find the No. 2 Shaft. What community buildings are nearby? Why do you think these places were built near the mine shaft? What do you think that reveals about the Quincy community?
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