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The Luck of the Irish with Marshall Trimble

  • Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
    3830 N. Marshall Way Scottsdale, AZ
  • February 21, 2018
  • Phone: 480-686-9539
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Price: Included with museum admission: $15, adults; $13, seniors (65+) and active military; $8, students (full-time with ID) and children (6-17); free to museum members and children 5 and under.
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Arizona’s Official Historian Marshall Trimble gives a humorous overview of the lucky (and not so fortunate) Irishmen that traveled west. This program focuses on a partnership of four Irishmen: John Mackay, James Flood, James Fair and William O’Brien. Their shares in silver mines included the “Big Bonanza,” a strike that produced more than $400 million of ore in just over four years, making the “Silver Kings” among the wealthiest men in the world.

Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West

3830 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, AZ
Scottsdale
Locally Owned
Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West features regularly changing exhibits of Western art and artifacts, entertaining events, and informative programs that bring the country’s Western…