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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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Join Perth Historical Society for Event at Park

Join the Perth Historical Society for a tour of the Silver Queen Mine on Wednesday, June 19 at 7 p.m.! Our own Tobi Kiesewalter, Natural Heritage Education Leader, will lead the tour to the mine. There is no fee for … Continue reading

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