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DAY IN SALTVILLE: Museum of Middle Appalachians

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Date:
August 1
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
$3
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Museum of the Middle Appalachians
123 Palmer Avenue
Saltville, VA 24370 United States
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Phone:
276-496-3633
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Event Date:
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 – 11:00am to 12:30pm

The salt of Saltville has been important to mastodons, Native Americans, and the military from the War of 1812 to today. Its well field wetlands have plants and birds which flourish in saline waters.

Saltville has been important from the Ice Age through the Civil War to the present. The Museum of the Middle Appalachians has exhibits of wooly mammoth and mastodon fossils which have been discovered in Saltville, exhibits of the history of salt extraction, and exhibits showing Saltville’s importance during the Civil War. Touring the museum and viewing its videos will provide a larger context to understand Saltville’s history and unique natural characteristics. Group admission rate $3.

Other Day in Saltville Activities:

Discovering Ice Age Animals of the Saltville Valley
Saltville Salt: Two Centuries of U.S. Military Importance
Tour of Saltville
Hardy Roberts Memorial Wave Pool
Stoney Point Railroad
Big Tumbling Creek
Salt Trail
A Walk in the Well Fields