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Black Diamond Bus Tour
May 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sheridan Community Land Trust (SCLT) Explore History Series
This Explore History program offers open conversation for community members to share their memories or historical information about these sites. Join Sheridan Community Land Trust Historical Program Manager, Carrie Edinger for the followingtours. The Explore History program is generously funded by the Next50 Initiative.
• Black Diamond Trail Bus Tour
This driving tour will take you through the physical remnants of the once vibrant mining communities of Dietz, Acme, Carneyville (later called Kleenburn), Monarch, and Kooi and more evidence of the past coal mining booms of Sheridan County. Tour the Black Diamond Byway and learn about Sheridan County’s mining heritage. The TravelStoryGPS app audio tour tells the story of those who lived and worked in the historic coal mining towns just north of Sheridan during the early 20th century. Digital devices will be available with headphones for the
tour. At each stop, we will take in the views of a few of the remnants at the coal sites. Maximum 11 participants. Registration Required by contacting a Fun & Wellness Coordinator at (307) 672-2240.