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

July 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A program of Roaring Fork Conservancy offered in partnership with City of Aspen Parks & Open Space and AHS
Join us on Wednesday July 25 at 5:30 PM at the Holden-Marolt Mining Museum
This event is free but a reservation is required with Roaring Fork Conservancy
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 hydro-power and waste disposal.

Details

Date:
July 25, 2018
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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 25, 2018
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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