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Silver in Sandstone
Lecture on the discovery of “silver in sandstone” – the beginning of Silver Reef Mining Town
The Washington County Historical Society will sponsor a lecture at the Old Pioneer Courthouse on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7:00 pm.
Kelton Crooks will speak on “Silver in Sandstone”. A native of Washington County and graduate of Dixie State University, Kelton will lecture on the unbelievable discovery of silver ore in sandstone, and the publicity campaign by William T. Barbee that turned the small Mormon towns of Harrisburg and Leeds into Bonanza City and Silver Reef in 1876.
97 E. St. George Blvd, Saint George, UT 84770