NWT Mining Heritage Society

Volcanic rocks found in the Yellowknife area, known as pillow lavas, formed around 2.3 billion years ago under shallow oceans. These same type of rocks can be seen forming in Hawaii today.

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Wednesday, Sep 29th, 2021

We invite you to our 2021 Annual General Meeting that will be
held on Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 at the Northern United Place
starting at 7pm.

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Friday, Jul 30th, 2021

The Heritage Photo booth is back! Come down to the Ramble & Ride festival in Old Town this weekend (Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4pm) to get your photo taken in front of the Old Stope bar. All proceeds to the Yellowknife Historical Society.

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Friday, Jun 4th, 2021

In this issue: Membership Events - Funding for Museum - Summer Construction Plans - Lease - Giant Mine Remediation Project Update - Acquisitions and Donations - Down Memory Lane - Letters from Yellowknife 1937-1939

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