A History of Herrin: Movie & Museum Tour
A History of Herrin: Movie: Produced for the city’s centennial in 2000. (41 minutes)Combining rare archival footage, vintage photographs, and contemporary interviews, this film chronicles Herrin’s rise as a coal-mining community, retail center, and industrial hub in southern Illinois. Produced and directed by Gordon Pruett. Take time to tour the newly expanded Herrin History Room Museum area of the library while you are here.