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Shalimar Country Club

2032 E. Golf Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85282 United States
(480) 838-0488 http://www.shalimarcountryclub.com/

January 2015

The Vulture Gold Mine

January 13, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Shalimar Country Club, 2032 E. Golf Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85282 United States
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Discovered in 1863 by Henry Wickenburg, the Vulture Gold Mine was the first big gold mine in Arizona. The mine and its colorful cast of characters, along with the town of Wickenburg, were instrumental in stimulating considerable growth and development in Central Arizona. This presentation will share the multi-layered story of the gold mine, thus illustrating its unique role in early Arizona history.   A graduate of the Idaho School of Mines, Gary Carter enjoyed a 36-year career in education,…

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