Join the Uwharrie Trailblazers for a walk to the historic Russell mine, a presentation by Gary Freeze, noted historian of the Uwharries, and the annual meeting and chili lunch. You can also just come for lunch if that suits your schedule.
Hike- Russell Mine on nearby Coggins Mill Rd. participants will tour this old mine site with numerous old foundations, shafts, ect. More Here
Meet at Ophir Community Building at 9 a.m. and carpool over due to limited parking. Bring a pair of extra shoes due to creek crossing.
Lunch- Convene back at 11:30 a.m. and serve lunch. Chili provided. Bring a side or dessert, if you wish. You can kick a few dollars to help cover the cost as well.
You can rsvp here and answer the poll at the FB group or email us back. Facebook Event
Dues- You can pay your dues at the meeting or here. UTB Website
Meeting Place- Google Maps
Ophir Community Building
2683 A Flint Hill Rd
Troy, NC 27371
Speaker-Gary Freeze, Catawba College, Early Uwharrie History
Trail Strategy Presentation, 12:30, Mary Joan Pugh and USFS
Annual Meeting- 1 pm
We'll discuss our plans for the year as well as introduce some new members of our committee, recognize a departing member of the committee. We'll also recognize some of our volunteers!
RSVP on the Facebook group event.