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Geraldton Gold Camp, The

The discovery of gold in the vicinity of Lake Kenogamisis in the early 1930s led directly to the founding of Geraldton. During peak production, 12 mines were in operation and by 1971, when all mining ceased, gold valued at more than $156 million had been produced.

Location

On the southwest corner of 4th Avenue SW and Main Street, Geraldton

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Thunder Bay

Municipality: Municipality of Greenstone

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