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Thursday, Sep 20th, 2018

We invite members and the general public to the Annual General Meeting of the Yellowknife Historical Society, to be held on October 4, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Baker’s Centre. An update on the museum construction will be provided plus a slideshow of the work in progress this summer to complete renovations to the historic Giant Mine recreation hall.

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Tuesday, Aug 28th, 2018

Construction and repairs to the Giant Mine recreation hall are underway in July, August, and September 2018. Crews with Paul Brothers Nextreme Inc have been busy removing hazardous waste and framing new exterior walls. By the end of the summer, the building will have new windows, doors, and siding. This is an important phase of construction for the proposed museum facility.

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Tuesday, Mar 6th, 2018

In this issue: New Logo - Society Launch - Long John Jamboree Photo Booth - Museum Project Renovations 

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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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