Old Snowbeard came to Arizona in search of gold, but others came in search of copper and silver. Most of the silver prospectors headed to a place northwest of Tucson where business was booming. This weekend, take an online adventure into the history of mining in the Silver Bell Mountains via the
Online Exhibitions, Vignettes in Time: Bureau of Land Management Collections at the Arizona State Museum.
Here is information about the Arizona State Museum:
Enjoy the adventure and let me know what you find. 🙂
Want to learn more about silver mining in Arizona? Here is a book about a famous town known for silver mining.