Magpie Mine. 1740-1835. _____ _____
Magpie Mine is reputed to be haunted by three men who died in sulphurous fires, which were deliberately set underground by opposing miners. With a history of murder, suffocation and fighting miners in its past, it's hard to believe it was the scene of disputes. Today, especially in early spring where there are some of the best displays of lead tolerant wildflowers carpeting the area, the mine is now a very quiet and peaceful spot, but it hasn't always been so.