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Bonne Terre—Where hidden treasures are below the surface

Tourism in Bonne Terre is looking down. Way, way down. That’s not really a bad thing. Bonne Terre’s biggest tourist attraction lies 80 feet underground and under a billion gallons of water. Bonne Terre got its name in 1720 from French settlers who discovered the ground contained the richest lead ore in the world. They called their settlement “La Terre

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