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Learn more about the history of Leadville from Gillian Klucas, author of “Leadville: The Struggle to Revive an American Town” on Thursday, August 29 at the Vail Public Library. Gillian will talk about the book and share what she learned about Leadville while writing it. In particular, she’ll discuss the clash between the old mining town dedicated to historical preservation and the federal government determined to clean up the toxic mess left from a hundred years of mining. This Vail Symposium program starts at 6:00 p.m. following a reception at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are pay-at-will with a suggested donation of $10. Reservations are recommended. Call 970-476-0954 or go to for more information and to make reservations.
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