About Us


Our Mission

Surface mining heritage preservation.  Preserve archives and  machinery relating to the surface mining industry for display and educational purposes.

Our Goals

Acquire machinery used in the surface mining  industry to educate the public about our mining, engineering, and industrial heritage.

Acquire and preserve archives relating to the  surface mining industry.

Educate the public on the importance of mining, Coal, aggregates and  industrial minerals play  a key roll in everyday life.


Mailing Address: Harrison Coal & Reclamation Historical Park

143 S Main Street

Cadiz, Ohio 43907

E-mail us at info@hcrhp.org Please be patient. E-mail is checked by Volunteers and a response will be sent as soon as possible.


Visiting Us

The HCRHP grounds is located along Ohio 519, between US 22 & Rt. 9, about a mile west of the Village of New Athens .

The location is currently used as storage and restoration of machinery and hosts the Annual Old Construction & Surface Mining Equipment Show

The HCRHP is working to acquire 200-250 acres of ground near the present location for a permanent home. Plans are to acquire enough land to construct a open air surface mining museum, visitors center, hold annual machinery shows, and more. 

Get Involved


Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality.  The HCRHP with the help of the Ohio Valley Chapter of the Historical Construction Equipment Association has volunteer meetings and scheduled work days throughout the year. Please contact us with your name, number, and e-mail and someone from our group will contact you.

Harrison Coal & Reclamation Historical Park is always looking for ground and equipment maintenance and restoration. Please contact 740-391-4135, 330-618-8032, or 740-312-3585 - Email: volunteer@hcrhp.org

If you would like to volunteer at the Old Construction and Mining Equipment Show, please contact 330-618-8032 or 740-312-5385. Email: oldironshow@yahoo.com or find them on facebook at Facebook.com/ocmes 

Thank You


Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you.