NWT Mining Heritage Society

The first gold brick in the Northwest Territories was poured on September 5, 1938 at the Con Mine. It was Yellowknife's first gold mine and operated until 2003, pouring over five million ounces of gold!

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Monday, May 7th, 2018

Tickets available through our ONLINE STORE or at Quality Furniture in Yellowknife! ONLINE ticket sales end at noon on Saturday June 16. Any leftover tickets will be sold at the Gate.

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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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Sunday, Dec 10th, 2017

The Yellowknife Historical Society recently installed solar panels at its mining and geological museum project located at the old Giant Mine site in Yellowknife.

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