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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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Thursday, Sep 21st, 2017

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

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Sunday, Aug 20th, 2017

Joy Watt's funeral service will be at 2:00pm , Thursday, August 24th at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 4909-52nd Street.

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Tuesday, Jun 6th, 2017

Yellowknife's famous Beer Barge party will be held on Saturday June 17, 2017. Tickets are on sale at For Women Only and Quality Furniture in Yellowknife.

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Monday, Feb 13th, 2017

Yellowknife photographer Brian Collins donates beautiful photographic print to Museum.

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Friday, Sep 30th, 2016

The Mining Heritage Society is pleased to be a sponsor of Terry Woolf's short film "HANGIN WITH THE CON KIDS".

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Monday, Sep 26th, 2016

In this issue: Beer Barge Thank You, Site Work Party, Robertson Headframe Appeal, Giant Mine Remediation, Brock Headframe Saved, Society AGM

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Tuesday, Sep 6th, 2016

The city should reject this permit and tell Newmont or their now subsidiary company Miramar Con Mine, that they must negotiate with "the people" who want to save the head frame and turn it over to them  because that was the intent of the original offer and that is who are its rightful owners.

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