Come to the grand opening of the Mountain Heritage Museum & Gallery in St. Paul, Virginia, this Saturday, May 7, 10 AM-4 PM. Call 276-762-7500 for more information.
See hundreds of artifacts from coal mining, logging, railroading, farming, the Civil War, Native Americans and Appalachian natural history. View dozens of pictures and prints about these subjects and more, including the largest UMWA historic display south of Washington, D.C!
Also gaze at color photos of the great outdoors of Southwest Virginia, the most biologically diverse native ecosystem in the Northern Hemisphere. Local musicians and artists will be on hand as well, including talented musician Rich Kirby & Company @ 1 PM performing coal mining and other regional ballads. We will have CD recordings by Rich for sale along with publications by local authors including Joe Tennis, Frank Kilgore’s regional postcard book and Ed Wolfe’s Norfolk & Southern: Clinch Valley Line.
WHEN: Grand Opening, Saturday, May 7, from 10-4
(Normal hours will be 10-4 Friday & Saturday)
WHERE: The Kilgore Law firm on 16542 Russell Street, beside Trupoint Bank & the St. Paul Post Office.
Just follow the signs and come see your history. For safety and security purposes children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult. ADMISSION: Free, but donations are appreciated.