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“Miners Delight Adventure Trek”

On August 14th at 10 a.m. the Pioneer Museum in Lander will host a Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek to the historic gold mining community of Miners Delight in the historic South Pass City/Atlantic City area.  The gold rush in this area dates back to 1867 and is Wyoming’s most significant gold mining area. Visit the historic gold rush ghost town and learn about the history of the gold district at South Pass.

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“Atlantic City Cemetery Trek”

The Pioneer Museum hosts this Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek June 26 at 10am.  Guests will meet at the Pioneer Museum and take a bus to Atlantic City for a walk through of the cemetery to learn the history of some of Atlantic City’s notable residents hosted by Barbara Townsend.

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