Valles Mines, Missouri, U S A
Founded in 1749 by Francois Valle years. 274 years later as The Valle Mining Company, his 4000+ acre property every year absorbs 21,000 tons of carbon dioxide and puts out 14,000 tons of oxygen, enough to meet the needs of 63,000 people. [USDA Forest Facts]
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The old Main Street: Memorable Sites on Valles Mines School Road

South From the Interchange

Street #ExhibitLink
14100Chatpile BeneficiatorAerial View
14102Churchhouse RuinsLink
14104Furnace Tender's CabinLink
14106Smelter's Ingot Molds' Cooling-Water DamMap
14108Smelter Chimney & Scotch Hearth RuinsLink
14109Charcoal Hillside Kiln for the Smelter
14111Marguerite's Alley - Rue MargotLink
14115Settlement Log CabinLink
14116The Paymaster's Office/Proposed Police SubstationLink
14117The Company's General StoreLink
14118The Rocky Digs Mine & Haul RoadMap
14119Proposed Bar-B-Q shack/Upstairs Apt.Link
14120Artesian WellLink
14121Proposed Antique Shop/Upstairs Apt.LinkLink
14122Rehab: Rozier House ruinsLink
14123Proposed Shop/Upstairs Apt.Link
14124Valles Mines Post Office Ruins
14125Proposed Shop/Upstairs Apt.Link
14127Proposed Shop/Upstairs Apt.Link
14150Bicentennial Oak TreeLink
14160The Mule Barn Ruins/Tractor Shed Music venueLink
14161Rehab: 1914 All-Oak Construction Miner's CabinLink
14169The Rock Road/School Ruins/Boarding House RuinsLink
The Valles Mines AirportLink

Proposed Shops Locations Map

Interviews Needed for History
If you went to school at Valles Mines School, Prospect School, or another small school, even a one-room schoolhouse and want to commemorate your experiences, say, at chopping cotton on your family's farm, putting up preserves, making garden, quilting, we are looking for you! (Disclaimer: yes, we sell the "Our Country Ways Cookbook) Don't waste a trip. Please contact LHM at 636-551-8705 before you come.