Learn about Eagle County’s ill-fated miner Arthur Fulford at event in Eagle | VailDaily.com

Learn about Eagle County’s ill-fated miner Arthur Fulford at event in Eagle

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EAGLE COUNTY — In the 1880s and 1890s, ambitious miners seeking silver and gold swarmed the mountains of Eagle County. The public can learn more about the county’s mining history during the Eagle County Historical Society’s Fulford Night at the Museum on Sept. 10. The event is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the history museum in Eagle.

The evening will include an actor portraying the ill-fated miner Arthur Fulford, a visit from a miner and his burro, and a presentation by Rich Perske, author of the book “Boom Town to Ghost Town: The Story of Fulford.”

MINING ATTIRE ENCOURAGED

Snacks will be provided and there will be a cash bar. Mining attire is encouraged.

The evening will include an actor portraying the ill-fated miner Arthur Fulford, a visit from a miner and his burro, and a presentation by Rich Perske, author of the book “Boom Town to Ghost Town: The Story of Fulford.”

Tickets are $25 in advance ($20 for Eagle County Historical Society members) or $30 at the door and may be purchased at http://www.eaglecounty historicalsociety.com. Questions may be directed to Kathy Heicher at 970-328-7104 or kheicher@gmail.com.