Gerry Stephenson Mine Hike sept8

History of Mining Tour : Third tour date September 8

Due to the overwhelming response to Gerry Stephenson’s history of mining tour, we’ve added a third date. Join us on September 8 for a tour. Book early so you don’t miss out!

Saturday, September 1
Begins 11AM, duration 3-4 hours
$20 members, $30 non-members

Gerry Stephenson will lead the “History of Mining Tour” for the Canmore Museum. Gerry began work as a miner and, later, mine manager in the undersea seams of Northern England. He spent time as a Gen-eral mine manager in India and later came to Canmore in 1968. He was Chief Engineer of Canmore Mines Ltd until 1974 when he founded one of the premier resource consult-ing companies in North America; the Nor-west Corporation. After 60 years of mining, Gerry has a wealth of stories to tell about mines and miners local to Canmore and world wide.