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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Wednesday, Dec 7th, 2022

In this issue: Major Donations to Society - Summer Construction Work - Geoscience Forum - Cameron Bay History Book - Additional Donors and Sponsors - Fran Hurcomb's New Book - Christmas in Yellowknife 1947

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Monday, Nov 14th, 2022

The Yellowknife Historical Society is pleased to announce two recent monetary donations. Thank you to Alice Payne and the Eggenberger family whose combined contributions injected over $220,000 dollars into the Society’s museum project!

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Thursday, Oct 20th, 2022

In this issue: Museum Construction Update - Farewell to Tracey Bryant - Giant Mine A-Shaft Powerhouse Demolished - Geoscience Forum - Ranney Hill Trail - Giant Mine Podcast - Newsclippings

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