Balweyth Kernewek – colonial mining & mineral processing at Talisker

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Overview


Hours: 10am

Description

When: Sunday 15th May, 10am. Where: Talisker Mine Carpark, Talisker Road, Silverton SA (off Rarkang Road). Cost: Free.

What were the “traditional Cornish mining methods” used at the Talisker mine? How did they process the ore into valuable metals? Why did they use those methods & processes? Why did Cornish miners & their families come to this mine anyway? What was their life like here in the 1860s and 1870s?.

Enquriries: Fraser Farrell, 0488 705 224, tbu@thebackyarduniverse.com.au.

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Phone: 0488 705 224

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