NWT Mining Heritage Society

The highway finally connected Yellowknife to the outside world in 1960. Prior to this historic event, all transportation to the city was by airplane, barge traffic in the summer, and ice road freighting in the winter.

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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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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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