The grounds is currently located along Ohio 519, between US 22 & Rt. 9, about a mile west of the Village of New Athens, Ohio.
The location is currently used as storage and restoration of machinery and not open to the public. The location is currently only open to the public for the annual Old Construction & Mining Equipment Show held the weekend following Labor Day.
mining, construction, agriculture, logging, transportation, and oil & gas history preservation. Preserve archives and machinery relating to the mining, construction agriculture, logging, transportation, and oil & gas display and educational purposes.
Acquire machinery used in the surface mining industry to educate the public about our mining, engineering, and industrial heritage.
Acquire and preserve archives mining, construction, agriculture, logging, transportation, and oil & gas industries.
Educate the public on the importance of mining, construction, agriculture, logging, transportation, and oil & gas industries play a key roll in everyday life.
Acquire 200-250 acres of ground near the present location for a permanent home. Plans are to acquire enough land for a Mining & Energy Museum. A Mining & Energy Museum Fund was created to work towards this goal.
The Mining & Energy Museum Fund has been created for the following purposes:
· The ability to acquire land.
· Constructing a museum building and an open air area featuring mining, construction, agriculture, logging, transportation, and oil & gas history.
· Constructing a maintenance & restoration building.
· Future maintenance, restoration, and expansion needs of the grounds and equipment.
Our plans are to partner with area high schools, vocational schools, colleges & universities for their mechanic, agriculture, energy operations, natural resource, machining, welding, heavy equipment, and marketing programs. We would also host events featuring mining, construction, agriculture, logging, transportation, and oil & gas history.
The Harrison Coal & Reclamation Historical Park is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization. Donations to the fund are tax deductible. We currently own over 20 pieces of equipment relating to the above mentioned industries, including a Marion 7200 walking dragline.
If you have photos, films, videos, sales literature, part/operators manuals, slides, negatives, machinery manufacture newsletters, company newsletters, magazines, trade association newsletters, books, fobs, etc. relating to the mining industry you would like to donate email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Once your donation offer is received, the offer will be reviewed and considered for acceptance. The HCRHP has the right to refuse any items being offered for donation. Whenever possible the HCRHP will provide you with a list of museums or organizations that be interested you your donation offer, if the HCRHP refuses your donation offer.
HARRISON COAL & RECLAMATION HISTORICAL PARK: GROUNDS MAINTENANCE: GRASS MOWING, WEED EATING, AND MORE. EQUIPMENT MAINTENCANCE & RESTORATION: HELP MAINTAIN OPERATING EQUIPMENT, RESTOR EQUIPMENT, READY EQUIPMENT FOR PAINTING, AND MORE. CALL 740-391-4135, 330-618-8032, or 740-312-5385. Email: email@example.com
OLD CONSTRUCTION & MINING EQUIPMENT SHOW: PRESHOW PREPERATION: MOWING, WEED EATING, READY MACHINERY FOR OPERATION, AND MORE. SHOW TIME: GATE HELP, PARKING HELP, AND MORE. CALL 330-618-8032 or 740-312-5385 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.Facebook.com/ocmes