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Chatham County Geology

May 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

How was the land that is now Chatham County formed? Did you know that Chatham has experienced earthquakes and that there are ancient volcanic rocks in the county? Or that unique fossils have been found here? What do you know about Chatham County coal, iron, or the history of mining in the county? What common Chatham rocks can you identify and how have some of them been used over the course of Chatham’s history? What do you know about groundwater hydrogeology and water wells in Chatham County?
Join us for some answers to these and other questions! Professional geologist Christopher Palmer will be our guest speaker.


May 15
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Historic Chatham County Courthouse
9 Hillsboro St.
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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