Welcome to the Ely copper mine.  I'm standing here in a large room encountered on the way into the main adit.   There were three major copper mining areas in Vermont, but "it is the Ely mine which boasts the deepest shaft, at three-thousand four-hundred feet (4) or three-thousand six-hundred feet (5) or even four thousand feet (6), and the most remarkable history. "  Read more...






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