Discover the history

of America's first coal miners



One of the first major industrial sites in the United States became a 44-acre preserve when Mid-Lothian Mines Park opened in 2004. Now dedicated to the citizens of Chesterfield County, past and present, the cut stone ruins of the mines surrounded by the beautiful woodland testifies to the courage, innovation and sacrifice of those who started the U.S. industrial revolution.x
Mid-Lothian Coal Mining Company
Midlothian Mines Day:
Saturday, October 19, 2013
See information below:
Mid-Lothian Park News

10/18/2012 - "Chesterfield Dedicates an Amphitheater to Honor Its Historic Coal Mines" - Listen to this WCVE-FM (NPR) news report with Charles Fishburne
Mid-Lothian
Mines
Park

Midlothian, Virginia