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National Parks Store: The Mine with the Iron Door

Join William Flint Carter as he discusses the legendary Mine with the Iron Door and the Santa Catalina Historic Preservation Foundation.

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The Mine with the Iron Door, also known as the lost mine of the Santa Catalina Mountains, has been a long sought after legend to seek fortune (and fame) in the Catalina mountains. Presenter William Flint Carter discusses this Santa Catalina legend. He is documenting accounts about the early mining in the Catalina Mountains, including the legendary Iron Door Mine. Come learn about the Iron Door Mine and its history.

Mr. Carter, who has had mining claims throughout the Santa Catalina Mountains for several decades, has a large collection of rare ores mined from the area and antique mining artifacts. He is also the founding director of the Santa Catalina Historic Preservation Foundationn–a branch of the Southwest Alternative Institute that is dedicated to preserving the heritage of the Santa Catalina Mountains.

Presentations at 12 PM & 2 PM.

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Event Tags: Arizona, catalina mountains, educational, environment, free, legends, mining, presentation, santa catalina, the West, Tucson

Saturday, June 4, 2016
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85755 United States
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To reserve seats, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours, beginning one week prior to the event.

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