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, Jun 29th, 2020

The Outdoor Mining Display at Giant Mine serves interpretive learning opportunities along with a great backdrop for professional photography and video!

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Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

In this issue: Beer Barge Cancelled - Giant Mine Remediation Project - Summer Renovations - Donations - Back Bay Cemetery

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Tuesday, Dec 3rd, 2019

In this issue: Feasibility Study - Giant Mine Remediation Project Update - Christmas Sales - Photo Caption Contest - Gren Thomas' Book - Recent Donations - Fairwell David Finch - Christmas in the North 1955 - Media Coverage

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