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Explore life as a 19th century silver miner


The Experience

Experience a piece of Aspen’s past on a tour of Smuggler Mine, site of one of the first silver strikes made in the Roaring Fork Valley in 1879, and where the largest nugget of native silver – weighing nearly a ton – was mined in 1894. Travel deep into the mine as guides share fascinating stories about life as a silver miner in the late 1800s.

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