Hike Through History: Mitchell Creek & Camp Hale, Sept. 8, 2019
Sunday, September 8, 2019, 9 am
Join the Eagle County Historical Society and Walking Mountains Science Center for a Hike through History on Sunday, Sept. 8. The 3.5 mile hike will take us up on Tennessee Pass where Eagle County’s silver mining history is present in the remains of the charcoal kilns at Mitchell Creek, and to Pando (Camp Hale) where ice harvesting was a major factor in the county’s agricultural industry.
At Camp Hale, historian David Little from the 10th mountain Division Foundation will share the history of the U.S. Army’s mountain warfare training site where the skiing soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division were trained.
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