Lunchtime Lecture Series

Jun 17, 2015 (Past event)

Schoolhouse Museum on Frisco's Main Street - Built 1899

The Geology, History and Archaeology of Leadville’s Matchless Mine

Presented by Sarah Saxe

Explore the history of one of Colorado’s most infamous mines, the Matchless Mine, with the Curator of the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum.  Hear the story behind the Matchless before, during, and after Leadville’s Silver Boom period.  Discover geological, historical, and archaeological evidence and learn more about the Matchless and its associated characters.  Handle and examine authentic artifacts and core samples originating from the site.

All Lunchtime Lectures are FREE!

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