Visitors can hunt for treasure at mine’s dig

Graves Mountain, a former mine known for its rare minerals, will be open to the public April 29-30 and May 1 for the semiannual Rock, Swap & Dig event in which visitors can chisel away at rock outcrops in search of treasure.

The mine will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. T hough admission is free, donations to offset the cost of the event are accepted, said Clarence "Junior" Norman, the caretaker of the Lincoln County site.