Cancelled – Winter Lecture Series: Irish Mining History

Mar 18, 2020 (Past event)


The Winter Lecture Series at the FHPM has been cancelled out of on an abundance of caution and based on guidance from Summit County Health. Lectures may be rescheduled for a later date. Please continue to follow our website and Facebook for additional information on postponements. Thank you for your understanding!

Join us the day after St. Patrick’s Day for a lecture by National Mining Hall of Fame curator, Myles Gallagher, who will be discussing the relationship between Irish pioneers and mountain towns, with a focus on Summit County and Leadville. Learn about culture, living conditions, migration and mining industry as it applies to the earliest Irish settlers of the Continental Divide. Step back into the past and view the imprint that these spirited settlers left here. While also learning about how we keep Irish mining history alive today.

This event is free and open to the public.

The Frisco Historic Park & Museum’s winter lecture series features 8 educational presentations held at the Historic Park Log Chapel every Wednesday, February 5 – March 25, 2020 at 3:00pm. Seating is limited so please arrive early.

Learn more about all programs and events at the Frisco Historic Park & Museum.

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