A Fascinating Look Inside Connecticut’s 18th Century Tallman Copper Mine
The deserted Tallman Copper Mine near Hamden, Connecticut was built in 1785, shortly after the Revolutionary War ended, according to the website mindat.org.
Copper mines were plentiful throughout Connecticut from early in the Eighteenth Century to the beginning of the Twentieth Century. The copper industry in America started in Copper Hill in Simsbury and ended in Bristol, with mines strung up and down the Connecticut Valley.
There is not that much specific information available on the Tallman Copper Mine. Still, it was said to have supplied some of the copper for America's first circulating coin - the Fugio Penny. Thanks to the YouTube Channel "Mines and Mysteries," you'll have the chance to take a look inside the Tallman Copper Mine.
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