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Lecture: Itís Not Your Fault: Mining Law, Geology, and How the West Was Won

Community Event, Lecture, For the Family

Geology and Mining Law shaped the settling of the western United States, but how? From fault lines to outcrops, from mineral rights to mining law, mining has always been driven by the passion for discovery and money. Come find out how geology and mining law shaped the way the west was won, and who won it. Lecture at 1pm, at Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Rd, FREE The lecture is part of a full afternoon celebrating Idaho Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month. Noon-4:30. The afternoon includes activity stations and gold panning. More detail at www.idahomuseum.org, 208-368-9876