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USA, Colorado, Silverton, Mining Heritage Museum
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2017, 09:48:59 AM »
San Juan County Historical Society
http://www.sanjuancountyhistoricalsociety.org/index.html

Mining Heritage Center / Museum
http://www.sanjuancountyhistoricalsociety.org/mining-heritage-museum.html

The Town of Silverton, the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and the Mayflower Mill have each been designated a National Historical Landmark. The Old Hundred Boarding House, owned by SJCHS, is on the Colorado list of Historic Places. Properties owned by the San Juan Historical Society include the Mayflower Mill, the Little Nation Mill (located at Howardsville), the Silverton Standard and the Miner newspaper, the Engine House (housing the famous 315 narrow gauge steam locomotive), and the Silverton Power Station.
The Historical Society operates the Mining Heritage Center, the 1902 County Jail Museum in Silverton, the Mayflower Mill Tour, the Allen Nossaman Memorial Archive, the Silverton Power Station and the Silverton Standard and the Miner Newspaper (designated a National Historic Site in Journalism).

Also see the uphill "Christ of the Mines Shrine" ;)

Greene Street 1557 at the Courthouse Square, Silverton, Colorado 81433, USA

Also see:
http://www.strahlen.org/forum/index.php/topic,10449.0.html
https://www.facebook.com/San-Juan-County-Historical-Society-Museum-320902954597517/
https://www.mindat.org/museum-173.html