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Swauk Creek Mine, Liberty, Swauk Mining District, Kittitas ...

Swauk Creek Mine, Liberty, Swauk Mining District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA :

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Liberty Mine Kittitas County Washington

The Liberty mine is located in the Swauk Mining District of Kittitas County WA at an elevation of 3600 feet. The claim dates to the 1930's and was owned by Liberty mines Inc. which was formed in 1933. The workings of the site originally consisted of several cabins, tool shops, and a

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Location Maps - Swauk Creek Mine, Liberty, Swauk Mining ...

Location Maps - Swauk Creek Mine, Liberty, Swauk Mining District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA Latitude Longitude (WGS84): 47° 15' 14'' North , 120° 39' 51'' West

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Swauk Mining District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA

Swauk Mining District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA : This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org.

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Golden Fleece Mine (Mercer Mine; T-Bone Mine), Liberty ...

Golden Fleece Mine (Mercer Mine; T-Bone Mine), Liberty, Swauk Mining District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA : Mines consisting of a short adit and a pit located along Durst Creek (a tributary of Swauk Creek). The mine was exploiting mineralization in

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Swauk Mining And Dredging Placer Near Liberty, Washington ...

Physiography 1 Records. Mine Overview. The Swauk Mining And Dredging Placer is near Liberty, Washington. Historically the site has been associated with the Swauk Creek Mining District which is now part of the Wenatchee National Forest. The Swauk Mining And Dredging Placer was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open.

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Gold from Swauk Creek Mine, Liberty, Swauk Mining District ...

0.2km (0.1 miles) ⓘ Old Bigney Placer, Liberty, Swauk Mining District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA 0.5km (0.3 miles) ⓘ Ace Of Diamonds Mine, Liberty, Swauk ...

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Mining In Kittitas County, Washington The Diggings™

Jul 20, 2007  in Kittitas County, Washington. State Total Claims Active Claims Closed Claims Active Acres Total Mines Prospects Occurrences. Plants Producers. Swauk Creek Mining District Washington 203 169 34 3,205.85 61 17 15.

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Kittitas County Gold - Washington Gold

Dec 20, 2012  In the NE 1/4 section 15 is the Sylvanite Mine, which produced free milling gold. Near the head of Swauk Creek, in section 8, T21N R18E, is the Zerwekh (Big Z) mine, which produced free gold. The Liberty Mining District in the Central Cascades of

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Golden Fleece Mine (Mercer Mine; T-Bone Mine), Liberty ...

Golden Fleece Mine (Mercer Mine; T-Bone Mine), Liberty, Swauk Mining District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA : Mines consisting of a short adit and a pit located along Durst Creek (a tributary of Swauk Creek). The mine was exploiting mineralization in

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Swauk Creek Placer Near Liberty, Washington The Diggings™

The Swauk Creek Placer is near Liberty, Washington. Historically the site has been associated with the Swauk Creek Mining District which is now part of the Wenatchee National Forest. Production output of the Swauk Creek Placer was considered to be small size. The ore mined is composed of gold with waste material consisting primarily of sand and ...

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Kittitas County Gold - Washington Gold

Dec 20, 2012  In the NE 1/4 section 15 is the Sylvanite Mine, which produced free milling gold. Near the head of Swauk Creek, in section 8, T21N R18E, is the Zerwekh (Big Z) mine, which produced free gold. The Liberty Mining District in the Central Cascades of

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Mining town of Liberty Washington

Liberty is a former mining town located in the Swauk Mining District of Kittitas County WA. Liberty was originally established and called Williams Creek in 1850. In 1897 it was renamed again to Meaghersville for Thomas Meagher. Meagher is credited with finding the old gold bearing channel of Williams Creek.

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Liberty Washington – Western Mining History

Liberty History. "The oldest mining townsite in the state", Liberty was settled after the 1873 discovery of gold in Swauk Creek. Liberty was initially two town sites. The current town of Liberty was originally called Meaghersville and "Old Liberty" was two miles down the valley. Old Liberty faded as a town, and in 1892 Meaghersville took the ...

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Swauk Creek Mining District, Washington The Diggings™

Washington's Swauk Creek Mining District includes 215 nearby claims—169 active and 46 closed—and 61 nearby mines—15 occurrences, 17 prospects, and 29 producers.

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Mining In Kittitas County, Washington The Diggings™

Jul 20, 2007  in Kittitas County, Washington. State Total Claims Active Claims Closed Claims Active Acres Total Mines Prospects Occurrences. Plants Producers. Swauk Creek Mining District Washington 203 169 34 3,205.85 61 17 15.

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Swauk Basin History - RootsWeb

Swauk Basin Kittitas County Washington State. 5 Swauk Basin History – February 2006 National Forest Land ... Th e Swauk Mining District formed in 1873 after gold was discovered in Swauk Creek. Unlike many mining camps, Liberty did not boom and then bust. Instead it rose and fell, certainly, but did not become a ghost ...

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Wall Street Mine Near Liberty, Washington The Diggings™

Liberty, Washington. The Wall Street Mine is near Liberty, Washington. Historically the site has been associated with the Swauk Creek Mining District which is now part of the Wenatchee National Forest. The Wall Street Mine is a underground mining operation. The ore mined is composed of gold with waste material consisting primarily of quartz.

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Kittitas County Genealogical Society - Kittitas Co. Places

Today Liberty on Swauk Creek does not exist and Liberty on Williams Creek is a seventeen acre historic district with a population of 14. LONEROCK Lonerock was a Post Office that began in Chelan County in 1904, but was located in Kittitas County from 1907-1908.

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Mountain Daisy Mine, Liberty, Swauk Mining District ...

May 27, 2021  Mountain Daisy Mine, Liberty, Swauk Mining District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA : SUPPORT US. Covid-19 has significantly affected our fundraising. Please help!

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Kittitas County Board of County Commissioners Meeting ...

District courts; Document recording; Dump (transfer stations) Elected officials; Elections; ... Swauk Creek Bridge Replacement at Liberty Road. Other business Adjourn Live Streaming Information: Kittitas County is currently in Phase 3 and in person participation is prohibited Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28 et seq., you are ...

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Liberty Recreation Site Bureau of Land Management

In Kittitas County, drive 12 miles south of Swauk Pass on Hwy. 97. Take the Liberty Road one mile, turn right onto Pine Gulch Road (NF 9726), and the BLM site is on the right. Nestled in the beautiful Cascade Mountains near the historic town of Liberty, BLM's Liberty Recreation Site offers visitors ...

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Boulder Creek, Liberty, Swauk Mining District, Kittitas Co ...

Boulder Creek, Liberty, Swauk Mining District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA : Placer deposits, Liberty area

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New rules striking a nerve with gold miners The Seattle ...

Nov 24, 2008  New rules striking a nerve with gold miners. Originally published November 24, 2008 at 12:00 am. To protect fish and fish eggs during critical spawning periods, the

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Liberty Historic District, Route 2,Cle Elum, Liberty ...

This fall date establishes the beginning of continuous habitation of the Swauk Mining District which encompasses Swauk Creek, Williams Creek and tributaries. The present townsite of Liberty was originally known as Williams Creek, becoming Meaghersville in 1897 and finally Liberty in 1912 at the advent of the area post offices' consolidation at ...

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Liberty Recreation Site Bureau of Land Management

In Kittitas County, drive 12 miles south of Swauk Pass on Hwy. 97. Take the Liberty Road one mile, turn right onto Pine Gulch Road (NF 9726), and the BLM site is on the right. Nestled in the beautiful Cascade Mountains near the historic town of Liberty, BLM's Liberty Recreation Site offers visitors ...

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Kittitas County Genealogical Society - Kittitas Co. Places

Today Liberty on Swauk Creek does not exist and Liberty on Williams Creek is a seventeen acre historic district with a population of 14. LONEROCK Lonerock was a Post Office that began in Chelan County in 1904, but was located in Kittitas County from 1907-1908.

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Kittitas County -- Thumbnail History - HistoryLink.org

Sep 25, 2005  The discovery of gold in Swauk Creek in 1873 prompted a gold rush, the creation of a mining district, and the growth of Liberty and Swauk. Placer-mined gold nuggets are the most common form of gold found in the region, but the Swauk Creek area is also one of the few locations in the world where crystalline gold wire has been found.

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Mines and Miners of the Swauk

Kittitas county and known as the Swauk. The project was undertaken with the following objec­ tives in mind: 1. To enlarge the recorded knowledge of the Kittitas County history of which there is presently very little. 2. To determine to what extent the Swauk camp has influenced economic and social life in Kittitas county. 3.

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Wall street Mine Kittitas County Washington

The Wall Street Mine is located in the Swauk Mining District of Kittitas County WA near Swauk Pass. The claim dates back to 1897, first worked by John H. Price. The mine was under ownership and worked by the Wall Street Mining Company from 1909-1915. The Wall Street saw several independent owners from the 1930's through 1960's.

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Gold Panning in Washington State The Best Places for ...

Kittitas County is the heart of gold panning in Washington State. It was here, at Swauk Creek, that gold was first discovered back in 1873. Gold mining camps were established all over Kittitas County after the first find. Among these mining camps was the unincorporated community of Liberty, which went on to become one of the most productive ...

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Liberty, Washington - Wikipedia

Liberty is a small unincorporated community in Kittitas County, Washington, United States. Following the discovery of gold in Swauk creek in 1873, Liberty was one of several gold-mining camps that sprang up. The Swauk creek discovery is notable for producing specimens of crystalline gold. Liberty was formerly known as Williams Creek. It was given its name in 1892 by Gus Nelson.

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Virden Mining Camp Kittitas County WA

George Virden was a pioneer miner who arrived in Kittitas County in September of 1876. Virden was one of the earliest miners in the Swauk District and established the Virden mine in 1891. At the Virden camp today is the ruins of a cabin, and arrastra. An arrastra was a primitive mill used to grind or pulverize ore to extract the precious metals.

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KITTITAS COUNTY PLACES - rootsweb

the location of Liberty ever since. Today Liberty on Swauk Creek does not exist and Liberty on Williams Creek is a seventeen acre historic district with a population of 14. LONEROCK Lonerock was a Post Office that began in Chelan County in 1904, but was located in Kittitas County from 1907-1908.

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Boulder Creek, Liberty, Swauk Mining District, Kittitas Co ...

Boulder Creek, Liberty, Swauk Mining District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA : Placer deposits, Liberty area

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KITTITAS COUNTY, WASHINGTON COMPREHENSIVE

Mining for gold and other precious minerals occurred along Swauk Creek and in the Liberty area primarily between the 1870s and the 1930s. Gold mining still occurs in parts of Kittitas County on small claims, and the Swauk Mining District remains organized under federal and state laws.

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Historical Use Swauk Watershed, Central Washington

the east. The county line constitutes its northern boundary, while its southern boundary is marked by the confluence of Swauk Creek and the Yakima River. The focus of my study included the upper portions of the watershed, essentiaIIy from First Creek to the Kittitas\Chelan County line.

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Williams Creek Aquatic Restoration – Kittitas Conservation ...

Williams Creek Aquatic Restoration The Williams Creek Aquatic Restoration Project (#15-1247) the first phase of proposed restoration of tributaries and floodplains in the Williams Creek watershed. The project is linked to the US Forest Service (USFS) Swauk Pine Restoration Project. This large-scale project takes a watershed approach to restoring both upland forest

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