To learn more about the area’s mining history and gain insight into life on the Yankee Fork, check out literature and resources available at the Yankee Fork Gold Dredge, Empire Saloon at Custer, and Land of the Yankee Fork Interpretive Center.
Are you interested in volunteering with the Forest Service on archaeological projects related to cultural heritage resources, historic structure restoration, and curation of artifacts? Consider applying for a project through Passport in Time (PIT). In June 2016 and 2017, PIT volunteers worked on the stabilization of the McKenzie House in Custer.
Check out the list of available projects on their website: http://www.passportintime.com/index.html