Cobalt, Ontario, Canada: World's Largest Claim Post

A "claim post" marks the boundary of a mining claim. The sign on this downtown post claims it was erected in 1965 by the late Paul D. Hermiston.

Address:
27-3 Argentite St., Cobalt, ON, Canada
Directions:
North edge of downtown, at the corner of Lang and Argentite Sts.
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Claim post.

Claimed: World's Largest Claim Post

I drove by this on my way through town. I have no idea if it's a valid claim. However, it's nice to think so!

[Stash, 08/17/2020]

A "claim post" marks the boundary of a mining claim. The town of Cobalt is known to be an area rich in silver and, of course, cobalt.


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