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Water in the Age of Silver: Touring Aspen’s “Holden Works”
July 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-6Free
A program of Roaring Fork Conservancy offered in partnership with City of Aspen Parks & Open Space and AHS
Wednesday, July 25 | 5:30 PM | Holden-Marolt Mining Museum, Aspen
Free, reservation required with Roaring Fork Conservancy
Discover the largest industrial site in the history of Pitkin County: a state of the art silver processing plant known as the Holden Lixiviation Works. This silver processing plant was built on the banks of Castle Creek in 1891 by Edward Royal Holden, leading to innovative and sometimes destructive uses of water resources for hydro-power and waste disposal.