Ontario Silver Mine


Useful Information

Location: Park City
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Address: Ontario Silver Mine
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History

1868 silver discovered in the mountains of Park City.
1870 first lead-silver mines established.
1872 mining entrepreneur George Hearst paid $27,000 for the Ontario Mine and became rich.
1929 mining prices started to decline during the Great Depression.
1981 Ontario mine closed.

Geology


Description

Ontario Silver Mine was the last mine which was closed at Park City.