Meet Minturn’s pioneers |

Meet Minturn’s pioneers

Many of Minturn’s early residents were involved in mining, including Sophie Knight, who spent summers prospecting for gold near Holy Cross City. Meet Sophie and other pioneers at the Eagle County Historical Society’s Minturn Cemetery Tour Saturday, Sept. 6. Tickets are $15 in advance ($20 on tour day) and may be purchased at or by calling 800-838-3006. Photo courtesy of ECHS and Eagle Valley Library District.
Kathleen Heicher |

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