Pulaski Tunnel & Camp Artifacts - Begin the exhibit by tapping on the "Start Exhibit" hypertext at the top of this page.
The nearly 2300 artifacts collected between July 30 and August 3, 2008 and the nine artifacts collected in 1996 give us some insights into the human history of the site. A few hundred of the artifacts have trademarks or other distinctive characteristics that tell the age of the site, what type of activities took place, and interactions with the rest of the Silver Valley and the United States around the turn of the 20th Century. All items collected have been logged, cataloged, and given identification numbers. In some cases to scale drawings have been done. The drawings often render better detail than photographic images. This helps in research and identification of items in order to place them in context. Many items in this exhibit have drawings attached.
Interpretive language by Steve Matz, Heritage Manager, Idaho Panhandle National Forest
This exhibit contains artifacts that correspond to the following catagories:
- Mining activities: 14 - Bottles and cans: 9 - General life: 8 - Stove: 4 - Ammunition: 2
In conclusion, the remains suggest that the cabin was occupied around 1900, however, there is no link to Pulaski's use of the site as a refuge. All items in this exhibit are on display at the Wallace District Mining Museum.
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