On Wednesday, Feb 21, people gathered in Greenwood, B.C. for an unveiling ceremony.
What was unveiled was a bronze statue of a miner installed on the front space outside the Assay Office (just beside the Museum).
The brisk weather kept the ceremony short and it was followed by a celebration of mining history in the Greenwood area – that took place in the warm interior of the MacArthur Centre.
We’ve got video of the whole event. You can watch the complete video below OR if you want to jump to a specific presentation use the links below the video.
- Unveiling Ceremony
- Richard Cannings MP
- Area E Director Vicki Gee
- Mayor of Greenwood
- Doreen MacLean
- History of Granby Mining Company
- Motherlode Mine, Deadwood and Boundary Falls
- History of the BC Copper Co. Smelter
- 1899-1900 Labour Laws, Mine Safety
- Golden Dawn Minerals Inc.
- Chamber of Mines of Eastern BC
- Boundary Mining Association
- Echo Bay Kinross
Below is the event brochure.
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