Last Chance Gulch Tours


Gold and silver in this area were bound with the veins of granite, making it hard to extract, so engineers had to come to the rescue. New mining technology got the job done, but it was still a slow process, leading to long-term settlement.

Activity Details

Activity Type:Trips and Destinations
Discipline:Other
Topic(s):Technology/Materials
Grade:K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Time:Full day

Fun Fact:What is now Helena, Montana, was known as "Last Chance Gulch" in 1864, a mecca for gold and silver miners.
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