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Where History and Nature Connect – Locally!

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

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Geologist and Gold Bug Park and mine tour director Rich Dvoracek and retired teacher and ARC member Keith Atwater will share knowledge of the history on the two-site visit to Georgetown. First you’ll visit the Stifle Mine Claim/Traverse Creek Special Interest Area on this easy, educational walk. You will see where gold, Vesuvianite, serpentinite, and chrome were mined, where Miwok Chief Coppa Hembo was born, learn about a long ago grizzly bear encounter, and maybe spot a rare endangered wildflower. Part two includes a walk through the Georgetown Nature Area with more Miwok and mining history. Total of 3 easy miles.

Well-behaved dog on leash OK. Recommended for history buffs ages 8+. Meeting location Georgetown area. FREE. A detailed email will be sent once you register online.

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Details

Date:
May 14
Time:
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Website:
https://www.arconservancy.org/event/where-history-and-nature-connect-locally/

Organizer

American Rivers
Phone:
2023477550
Email:
outreach@americanrivers.org
Website:
https://www.americanrivers.org/

Venue

CA United States + Google Map