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Winter Lyceum (3 of 7): Brad Gottschalk Presents “An Overview of Wisconsin Mining History”
March 6, 2022 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Platteville-raised Archivist for the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey Brad Gottschalk presents an overview of the history of mining in the state of Wisconsin. Not limited only to the Upper Mississippi Valley Lead-Zinc District, mining in the state has included development of Banded Iron Formations, Volcanogenic Massive Sulfides, silica sand deposits and more.
Each year, the museum invites a series of speakers to share their unique stories, histories, and insights. The 2022 Winter Lyceum will run each Sunday from February 20 to April 3, and will feature seven engaging hour-long lectures for the price of $4 each or $20 for all seven. The lectures will be held online via Zoom, and a link will be provided upon registration.
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