DISCUSSION | Legacies of Mining the West with Grant Sunada and Nichelle Frank

Sep 7, 2024, 2:00 pm

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Join USU History Professor Nichelle Frank and San Juan County Public Health Director Dr. Grant Sunada for a discussion about the environmental and human health impacts of mining, how the US environmental movement affected cultural landscapes in intermountain mining towns, and current efforts to change the legacies of mining in San Juan County.

This event is part of the programming for the Museum on Main Street exhibition, Crossroads: Change in Rural America, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Utah Humanities, touring in partnership with the M.T. Hurst Foundation and Utah State University Blanding. For more information, see www.utahhumanities.org or https://www.facebook.com/BlandingCrossroads/

See Crossroads and companion exhibits from 8/26 to 10/12. Hours: Monday to Friday 7:00am-10:00pm, weekends by appointment 435.678.2201 or when open for Saturday events.

USU Blanding Health Science & Library Building

576 W 200 S
Blanding , UT 84511-4166
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Event Contact:

Ellen Horiuchi Williams
(435) 485-8499