Enjoy fall fun at the Fall Rocks Event at Missouri Mines State Historic Site

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Volume 37-360 For Immediate Release: Oct. 2, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. -- Bring the family for an evening of education and fall fun activities Saturday, Oct. 17, at Missouri Mines State Historic Site in Park Hills. Sponsored by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Doe Run Co., the event will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and is free and open to the public.

The entire family will enjoy mining and geology games, refreshments and more. Admission to the site's museum will be free.

Missouri Mines State Historic Site is the site of the former St. Joe Mineral Corp.'s largest mine-mill complex. The site's museum features restored underground mining equipment, a large display of mineral specimens, exhibits on mining history and a short video on lead mining and the milling process. The site is located on the south side of Highway 32 at the Flat River Drive overpass in Park Hills.

For more information or to make reservations, contact Missouri Mines State Historic Site at 573-431-6226 or the Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit the Web at www.mostateparks.com.