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Society for the History of Discoveries

 



   

Thursday Pre-Conference September 20, 2018
Golden Quest: Mapping the Stampedes

Location: Colorado School of Mines
     Ben H. Parker Student Center
     1651 Elm St, Golden, CO 80401
Sponsored by: Rocky Mountain Map Society
Prelinimary Program Schedule:

  • 9:00  RMMS Welcome remarks
  • 9:30  Len Rothman, The California Gold Rush
  • 10:30 Break
  • 10:45 Tom Overton, Georgia Presentation [TBD]
  • 11:45 Lunch on your own in Golden
  • 1:15  Wes Brown, How the 1859 Gold Rush Put Colorado on the Map
  • 2:15  Dirk DePagter, The San Juan Rush
  • 3:15  Break
  • 3:30  Dr. Donald L. McGuirk, The Klondike Gold Rush
  • 4:30  Chris Thiry, Geology Library Tour
  • 5:30  Chris Lane, Display of maps and prints
  • 6:00  RMMS/SHD Reception [reservations required]
  • 8:00  End of Pre-Conference Activities


SHD Program Schedule

For details, see SHD Draft Program: Sept. 21-22
     Subject to Change


Friday SHD Meeting September 21, 2018
Great Mountains of the American West

Location: Colorado School of Mines
     Ben H. Parker Student Center
Sponsored by: Society for the History of Discoveries
Hosted by: Rocky Mountain Map Society
Preliminary Program Schedule:

  • 9:00  SHD Welcome remarks
  • 9:15 Session I
  • 10:30 Session II
  • 12:00 Lunch & Council Meeting
  • 2:00  Session III
  • 3:30  Break
  • 3:45  Session IV
  • 5:15  Sessions Conclude
  • 7:00 Reception, Keynote, Banquet
    at Table Mountain Inn
  • 10:00  End of Friday Activities


Saturday SHD Meeting September 22, 2018
Great Mountains of the American West

Location: Colorado School of Mines
     Ben H. Parker Student Center
Sponsored by: Society for the History of Discoveries
Hosted by: Rocky Mountain Map Society
Preliminary Program Schedule:

  • 9:00  Session V
  • 10:00 Break
  • 10:15 Session VI
  • 11:45 Business Meeting
  • 12:30 Lunch on your own on campus
  • 2:00  Session VII
  • 3:30  Break
  • 3:45  Closing Activities
  • 4:30  End of Annual Meeting


Sunday September 23, 2018

Optional Events: Guided Mountain Tour
     Georgetown Loop Railroad and Mine Tour
     Drive to Mountain Towns, Visit Geological Wonders
     Transportation and box lunch included
Sponsored by: Rocky Mountain Map Society
Time: 8:00-5:00
     Advance registration required