Mining presentation to be held at the city museum Tuesday

Posted: Friday, May 08, 2009

The Greens Creek Mining Company and the Juneau-Douglas City Museum will present "The Faces of Mining: The Personalities that Shaped Juneau's Mining History" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 12 at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

Looking behind the innovations and successes of Juneau's great mines, local mining historian David Stone will highlight some of the people who lived and worked in the area and the legacy they left behind.

In addition to Juneau's more well-known personalities such as Bart Thane, Livingston Wernecke, Fred Bradley, China Joe and Kowee, learn about those who not only influenced Juneau's mining history, but helped build the community and left their imprint on the entire state of Alaska.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for seniors and youth 18 and under.

For more information call 586-3572.

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