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Vinegar Hill Lead Mine

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Vinegar Hill Lead Mine

8885 North Three Pines Road

Galena, Illinois 61036


(See Map and Directions below)


Type: Historic Locations

Illinois Tourism District: Northern

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This underground lead mine is typical of the primitive mines of the era. It was originally mined by an Irishman in 1822 and handed down from generation to generation. The museum features a variety of lead and ore samples and mining tools.


Map and Directions (click on map pointer to calculate directions)


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