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Old Bottles Tell Their Stories!

Presented by Silver Reef Museum at Silver Reef Museum, Leeds UT

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Jul 27 2019
Old Bottles Tell Their Stories!

Old bottles can help to tell the story of a community and what the people who lived in that place and time were like. What were those miners drinking? What medicines were parents giving their children and taking themselves? What preserved foods were

Old bottles can help to tell the story of a community and what the people who lived in that place and time were like. What were those miners drinking? What medicines were parents giving their children and taking themselves? What preserved foods were people in the community eating?

Our discussion of old bottles will include how to tell a bottle from the 1800’s from a newer bottle. Why some old bottles turn purple and others don’t. What features might make a bottle attractive to a collector and

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ADMISSION INFO

Contact: 4358792254

Email: museum@silverreef.org

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Join us on the 4th weekend of every month to experience life in a real 1870’s a Silver mining Ghost town. The Old West will come alive as you learn about the era from guides dressed in the clothing of the period. Reenactments and shoot outs by Lawmen and the Muddy River Gang on Saturdays, 11:30am, and 1pm.
Informative lectures on Saturdays at 10am at our Cosmopolitan will teach you about this region and our heritage here in Silver Reef Utah, the only place in the United States that Silver was mined in Sandstone! Lectures listed on www.SilverReef.org
Artists also visit with us on 4th weekends, from individual artists, and plein air events to nationally renowned sculptor Jerry Anderson‘s private studio, which happens to be across the street, and open to the public on the 4th weekend, Saturday from 11am-4pm.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Silver Reef Museum

1903 Wells Fargo Rd, Leeds, UT 84746

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