Agency Gives Initial Backing to Kensington Mine
June 2004 by Associated PressA state funding agency has given the initial OK to financing $20 million in debt to move the Kensington gold project near Juneau toward becoming a working mine.
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In 1880, Alexander Roby Shepherd, former governor of Washington, DC, prepared to move his wife and family of six children to the wilds of the Sierra Madre. Going with him would be mining men, cooks, assistants, a bookkeeper and others to assist in the new adventure.
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