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Lumaghi Heights

December 15, 2017

Last modified: April 4, 2018

Lumaghi Heights is an unincorporated community east of Collinsville in Madison County. It is named for Dr. Octavius Lumaghi and his son, Louis Lumaghi, prominent coal mining operators in the Collinsville area.1 From 1901 to 1950, it was the site of the Lumaghi Coal Company’s Cantine No. 2 Mine.2

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1. W. T. Norton, ed., Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912. (Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1912), 495.
2. Illinois State Geological Survey, Directory of Coal Mines in Illinois (Champaign: Illinois State Geological Survey, 2017), 1; Illinois State Geological Survey, Coal Mines in Illinois: Collinsville Quadrangle (Champaign: Illinois State Geological Survey, 2005).
Cite this article: Ben Ostermeier, "Lumaghi Heights," Madison Historical: The Online Encyclopedia and Digital Archive for Madison County, Illinois, last modified April 4, 2018,
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