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Speakers’ Bureau Lecture: Larry Frank, Jr.

Presented by Western Museum of Mining & Industry at Western Museum of Mining and Industry, Colorado Springs CO

Feb 13 2018
Speakers’ Bureau Lecture: Larry Frank, Jr. presented by Western Museum of Mining & Industry at Western Museum of Mining and Industry, Colorado Springs CO

A new lecture series begins at the Western Museum of Mining & Industry held the second Tuesday of every month from February to November. The lectures will be mining-related topics of interest.

Enjoy this kick off lecture with Western Museum of Mining and Industry’s former curator, Larry Frank Jr. as he discusses his book Colorado’s Great Depression Gold Rush: The Oliver Twist Tunnel.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the lecture is from 7 to 8 p.m.

Larry Frank, Jr. came to Colorado in 1981 as a staff engineer on the Colony Shale Oil Project in Parachute. On May 2, 1982, Exxon shut down the project, throwing thousands of people out of work and devastating the Grand Valley. After

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ADMISSION INFO

Tickets are $5 per person or free for museum members.

Those interested in attending need to call or email to RSVP.

Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Contact: (719) 488-0880

Email: rsvp@wmmi.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Doors will open at 6:00 pm, the lecture is scheduled to begin at 7:00 pm

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Western Museum of Mining and Industry

225 North Gate Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80921

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