Old Miners Open House Saturday

(Park Hills, MO) This Saturday visitors to the Missouri Mines State Historic Site at Park Hills will experience the mining and mineral museum and see special exhibits related to rocks and working underground. The Superintendent of the site, Art Hebrank, says the purpose of the event is to acknowledge and honor the miners, millmen, and other lead company employees who made the southeast Missouri lead district one of the great mining districts of the world.

From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, retired miners, millmen and other lead company employees will be featured guests and will be available to talk with visitors about lead mining and life in the Old Lead Belt. The Missouri Mines State Historic Site is located at 4000 State Highway 32 in Park Hills. For more information, call 573-431-6226.