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Water in the Age of Silver: Touring Aspen’s “Holden Works”

July 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

- Free

A program of Roaring Fork Conservancy offered in partnership with City of Aspen Parks & Open Space and AHS
Wednesday, July 24 | 5:30 PM | Holden-Marolt Mining Museum, Aspen
Free, reservation required with Roaring Fork Conservancy (opens July 3)
Discover the largest industrial site in the history of Pitkin County: a state of the art silver processing plant known as the Holden Lixiviation Works. This silver processing plant was built on the banks of Castle Creek in 1891 by Edward Royal Holden, leading to innovative and sometimes destructive uses of water resources for hydropower and waste disposal. Explore the history, the museum, and the remnants of the “Works” (including the newly reconstructed cable derrick) to learn how one of our most precious resources, freshwater, was utilized in a different era.

Details

Date:
July 24, 2019
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
aspenhistory.org

Organizer

Aspen Historical Society

Venue

Holden/Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum
10480 Highway 82
Aspen, 81611 United States
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Phone:
(970)925-3721
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Details

Date:
July 24, 2019
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
aspenhistory.org

Organizer

Aspen Historical Society

Venue

Holden/Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum
10480 Highway 82
Aspen, 81611 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
(970)925-3721