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Finding Treasure in an Unlikely Place

Finding Treasure in an Unlikely Place

Finding a new artifact to add to one’s One-Place Study is something I think we can all agree is exciting! While some “One-Placers” may have an overabundance of civil records, church records, newspaper articles, letters, photographs, etc. at their disposal (depending on where and when they are located), others may have to dig a little deeper, look a little harder, to find even an ounce of information about their places. For those…

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Book Review: From the Ground Up: The History of Mining in Utah

Book Review: From the Ground Up: The History of Mining in Utah

Whitley, Colleen K., ed. From the Ground Up: The History of Mining in Utah. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2006. 508 pp. $34.95 cloth. doi: 10.2307/j.ctt4cgn2r In From the Ground Up, historian, Utah State Historical Society member, and editor Colleen Whitley sets out to fill the void that exists in the history of the mining industry in the state of Utah. Aiming to provide an overview of major mining ventures and guideposts…

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