NWT Mining Heritage Society

Yellowknife sits on top of a volcanic belt that is 2.7 billion years old. The pillowed rocks were laid down in an ancient ocean environment similar to the volcanoes one can observe in Hawaii today.

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Thursday, Sep 20th, 2018

We invite members and the general public to the Annual General Meeting of the Yellowknife Historical Society, to be held on October 4, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Baker’s Centre. An update on the museum construction will be provided plus a slideshow of the work in progress this summer to complete renovations to the historic Giant Mine recreation hall.

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Tuesday, Aug 28th, 2018

Construction and repairs to the Giant Mine recreation hall are underway in July, August, and September 2018. Crews with Paul Brothers Nextreme Inc have been busy removing hazardous waste and framing new exterior walls. By the end of the summer, the building will have new windows, doors, and siding. This is an important phase of construction for the proposed museum facility.

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Tuesday, Mar 6th, 2018

In this issue: New Logo - Society Launch - Long John Jamboree Photo Booth - Museum Project Renovations 

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