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Posted on: February 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] "Local Mining & Minerals of Montgomery County" Presentation

To all the historians out there, the next Upper Moreland Historical Association public program will be a Zoom meeting on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 7:30 PM. We will be presenting: 

Local Mining and Minerals of Montgomery County

For all the details and how to-connect to the event, see below. We look forward to you participating!

Upper Moreland Historical Association

Public Program Announcement

On Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 7:30 PM

The Upper Moreland Historical Association will present:

Local Mining and Minerals of Montgomery County

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic outbreak, this presentation will only be a virtual event. The meeting will not be held in the library. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Mining Back in the Day!

Our February speaker will be Ronald Sloto. Ronald is the curator of the West Chester University mineral collection and conducts research on the mineralogy of southeastern Pennsylvania. He worked for the U.S. Geological Survey for 41 years. He has also written a book, The Mines and Minerals of Chester County. He will be talking about the local geology of the region and what economic minerals are found here, as well as the early mining activities of southeastern Pennsylvania, and its influence on the Philadelphia economy.

You can join the Zoom meeting by copying and pasting the following link to your web browser: pwd=V0Z5S1pReUhJYWwxYlltVHdxMlU1UT09

Meeting ID: 879 0271 9108     Passcode: 761244

We look forward to your attendance!

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