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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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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Wednesday, Sep 4th, 2019

In this issue: Annual General Meeting Notice - Feasibility Study - Giant Mine Remediation Project Update - Beer Barge Thank You - Summer Renovation Work

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Wednesday, Jul 24th, 2019

The barge arrived this year at 5:10 on June 15, 2019 (time guessed correctly by Beth Williams and Annie Piche) and a grand party was had by all! Thanks to all the people that bought tickets and supported the event through sponsorship and volunteer hours.

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