Category Archives: Geology

Register for Geoheritage Tour Today!

On Saturday, Oct. 25 we have our fundraising¬†Geoheritage Tour. Those people who drive by rock cuts on the Canadian Shield on a daily basis will be astounded by their story and their up-close beauty. Same goes for the landscaped rocks … Continue reading

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Calling all geology enthusiasts!

Do you love rocks? The Friends have a great event for you! On Saturday, Oct. 25 we are hosting a Geoheritage Tour as a fundraiser for Friends activities. It starts in Perth¬†at the Crystal Palace/Tay Basin (click here for a … Continue reading

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Celebrate Canada Day in 1907 Style

There are many Canada Day celebrations happening around the area, but the Friends of Murphys Point have a party with a twist! Let us take you back to the year 1907 when the Silver Queen Mine was in its heyday. … Continue reading

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