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Family Funday at Fort Lowell: History of Mining & Assaying

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Family Funday: History of Mining & Assaying
Saturday, Feb. 24, 11 am-3 pm
FREE this month as part of Fort Lowell Day!

Did you know that people have been mining in Southern Arizona for hundreds of years? Well, they have! Indigenous people have mined for things such as turquoise and clay while the later Spanish mined for gold and silver. Learn about the history of mining and assaying in the Tucson area while panning for “precious metals.”

This event is part of the activities being held during Fort Lowell Day.



February 24
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Fort Lowell Museum
2900 N. Craycroft Rd
Tucson, AZ 85712 United States
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