Tony Scales to Host Geology Bus Tour

On Saturday, October 14, join geologist and author Tony Scales for a day-long bus tour from Big Stone Gap to Black Mountain at the VA/Ky. line with stops along the way. The focus of this guided tour is the geology of Southwest Virginia with up-close views of important sites of interest. Tony Scales served as a geologist for the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy and has authored Natural Tunnel: Nature’s Marvel in Stone and The Breaks: The Grand Canyon of the South.


The bus will leave from the Southwest Virginia Museum at 8 a.m. and will return at approximately 4 p.m. Seating is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot today! The fee for the tour is $25 per person with an optional $6 boxed lunch.


For more information, or to reserve seats, please call the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park at 276-523-1322.

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  • 10.14.2017
  • 8AM - 4PM
  • Southwest Virginia Museum
    10 W 1st St N
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
  • 276-523-1322

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