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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Saturday, Nov 11th, 2017

It has been a period of transition for the Society as we re-brand our project and activities to reflect a broader goal of celebrating and exhibiting Yellowknife history.

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Monday, Oct 16th, 2017

At its recent AGM, the NWT Mining Heritage Society membership passed a motion put forward by the Board of Directors to change the Societies name to the Yellowknife Historical Society.

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Thursday, Sep 21st, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the Baker's Centre in Yellowknife

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