OSHR 1894 - Boulder County Hard Rock Mining Tour

  • Noncredit
  • Off-Campus

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

This tour is offered in conjunction with Boulder County Parks and Open Space. It includes the Bailey Assay Office Museum at Wallstreet in Four Mile Canyon, the Blue Bird mining complex including the boarding house and mine (Caribou Open Space) and the Nederland Mining Museum. Volunteers or staff will be stationed at the various sites to visit during designated time frames on the tour day.

Readings: Pettem, Sylvia; Red Rocks to Riches (Standing Stone series), 1980, ISBN-10: 0937050105, ISBN-13: 978-0937050101. Jessen, Kenneth; Ghost Towns, Northern Colorado Style Volume One, Northern Region, J.V. Publications, 1998, ISBN-10: 0961166282, ISBN-13: 978-0961166281

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.