Tales from the Tread: A tooth for liquor
August 18, 2015
If you go
What: Brown Bag Lecture Series — Hahns Peak: Boom to Bust
When: noon to 1 p.m. Friday
Where: The United Methodist Church, Eighth and Oak streets
In 1986, the Tread of Pioneers Museum was given a rather odd gift from Guthrey Drake. The gift was a human tooth — a gold tooth, to be exact. Guthrey Drake's father, George Drake, we are told, found the tooth in 1900 while he was searching for gold as a prospector in Hahns Peak.