Sunshine Minting Walking Liberty $30

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If it is not grown it is mined

Experience Wallace District Mining Museum

WDMM Mission Statement

Tell the story of the Coeur d' Alene Mining District in regards to our local history, local mining efforts and the area's unique heritage. We accomplish this through our repository of the area's written, graphical, and three-dimensional objects and documents and a committed staff.  Support research efforts.  Preserve and protect the museum collection.  Provide cultural tourism visitor center services.

Jack Waite Mine operated from 1909-1969.  The mine boasted two veins, one in Montana and one in Idaho.

What once was...

Jack Waite closed in 1969 and the town of Duthie was abandoned.  Remediation efforts began in 1978.

Jack Waite Mine
Town of Duthie

The Town of Duthie was named after J.F Duthie of Seattle who took control of Jack Waite in August 1930.  A store and several homes for the miners and boarding house/post office were some of the buildings in the town.

For the full presentation please come and visit us at the Wallace District Mining Museum 509 Banks St, Wallace, ID 83873

Educate

SCAVENGER HUNTS FOR ALL AGES

MINE EXPERIENCE SELF GUIDED TOUR

SILVER VALLEY HISTORICAL STORIES

Research

One Step at a Time

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO RESEARCH MAPS, PHOTOS, AND DOCUMENTS.

BUFFALO SOLDIERS 1910

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509 Bank St, Wallace, ID 83873, USA

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