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Cherry Mine exhibit at IVCC

Posted by wlpo on July 11, 2010

An exhibit documenting the Cherry Mine Disaster is coming to Illinois Valley Community College.

“The Flames Caught Us: Cherry Mine 1909”, opens at IVCC on Monday, July 12th. The mine disaster was showcased at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield from November through this past March. The exhibit features several photos and letters documenting the disaster which killed over 200 miners.

The exhibit will be on display in the lower level of Building E at IVCC from 8am-9pm Monday thru Thursday. It’ll stay at IVCC through October

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