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    Today, we add Miner’s Delight to the Summer Bucket List for its clues to our gold mining past.

    In a beautiful spot near the Continental Divide in central Wyoming, Miner’s Delight is a silent witness to the heyday of Wyoming’s gold mining era. One of the state’s earliest communities—gold was discovered there in 1868—the BLM-managed ghost town yields important clues about the early history of Wyoming and the gold mining culture.

    Learn more about this location: http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/field_offices/Lander/rec/Trails.html

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