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 17th, 2019

The Yellowknife Historical Society is a registered not-for-profit society. The Society intends to open a Museum and Interpretive Centre focusing on the rich history of the Yellowknife area.

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Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

Beer Barge June 15, 2019 - Summer Renovation Work - Jamboree Photo Booth - Giant Mine Remediation Project - Spring Trade Show

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Monday, Mar 18th, 2019

100 Men Who Give a Damn - Summer Renovation Work - Giant Mine Remediation Project - Long John Jamboree

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