Mining and Industry in the Rappahannock River Region

Goldvein Jubilee, Fauquier CountySaturday, March 16. 2:30 pm. 14421 Gold Dust Parkway, Goldvein. Fauquier County Parks and Recreation and the Gold Mining Camp Museum at Monroe Park welcomes Stafford County author/historian Jerrilynn Eby MacGreggor as she presents a history of the various early industries of Stafford County and how these activitied defined and supported the region from the mid-18th Century until the 1920s. From iron furnaces to mines and mills of all kinds, the Rappahannock region was home to a wide variety of industrial activity, which gave the area a vibrant economy. All ages are welcome, but those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. | 540-752-5330  monroepark@fauquiercounty.gov http://www.goldvein.com

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