Missouri Mines State Historic Site


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Missouri Mines State Historic Site


Location:In Park Hills, on the south side of Highway 32 at Flat River Drive overpass, 1.5 miles west of Highway 67 in Saint Francois County.
Facilities:Museum, shop.
Activities:Tours.
Special Features:For more than 100 years, the Old Lead Belt of Missouri provided nearly 80 percent of the nation's mined lead. When Saint Joe Minerals Corp. ceased operation, its largest mine-mill complex was donated to the state. The site features a museum with restored underground mining equipment, a display of mineral specimens, and exhibits on mining history.
Address:PO Box 492
Park Hills, MO 63601

Phone:573-431-6226
Web: www.mostateparks.com/momines.htm
Size: 25 acres.

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