Category Archives: Heritage

Summer Jam Packed with Great Events!

Summer 2013 is off to a great start with Friends’ events galore! This weekend is no different, with lots to keep visitors busy. On Saturday (July 13) evening, join us as Heritage Mica Days continue for Music Night at the … 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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Beautiful New Display Unveiled!

On Saturday, June 15 the Friends were part of a special ceremony to unveil a new interpretive display along the Silver Queen Mine Trail at Murphys Point. The ceremony was an opportunity for us, with the Park, to thank a … Continue reading

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