Here’s one story of $6.7 Million in Wyoming gold that was lost and maybe, just maybe, could be found, in the video above.

And then there’s the history of gold in the Cowboy State.

The Thursday Night (Sept. 11) Lecture Series: Stories of Gold in the Sweetwater Mining District, will be at 7:00p at The Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Ave. in Cheyenne.

In celebration of Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month (WAAM), the Museum will kick off the Fall 2014 Thursday Night Lecture Series with a presentation exploring the history and significance of the Sweetwater Gold Mining District. Jon Lane, Curator of Public Programs at South Pass City State Historic Site, will share his research about this fascinating part of our state. Free. 307-777-7021.