Victor Downtown Historic District
Victor Downtown Historical District is a historic district encompassing several blocks of Victor, Colorado listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The district is bounded roughly by Diamo...
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Alexander Cummings (territorial governor)
Alexander Cummings was the third Governor of the Territory of Colorado from 1865–1867, serving as a member of the Republican Party.Alexander Cummings was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania on November...
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Colorado Silver Boom
The Colorado Silver Boom was a dramatic expansionist period of silver mining activity in the U.S. state of Colorado in the late 19th century. The boom started in 1879 with the discovery of silver at L...
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Central City Opera House
The Central City Opera House located in the National Historic Landmark District in Central City, Colorado, USA was constructed in 1878 by Welsh and Cornish miners.In 1877, the citizens of Central City...
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Irving Howbert
Irving Howbert (April 11, 1846 – December 21, 1934) was a pioneer settler of the U.S. state of Colorado, who with General William Jackson Palmer was instrumental in the establishment of Colorado...
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Winfield Scott Stratton
Winfield Scott Stratton (July 22, 1848 – September 14, 1902) American prospector, capitalist, and philanthropist. He discovered the Independence Lode near Victor, Colorado on July 4, 1891, and became ...
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Manhattan, Colorado
Manhattan is a ghost town located 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Rustic in Larimer County, Colorado, United States at an elevation of 8,474 feet (2,583 m). It became a mining town after discovery...
The Face on the Barroom Floor (painting)
The Face on the Barroom Floor is a painting on the floor of the Teller House Bar in Central City, Colorado, United States. It was painted in 1936 by Herndon Davis.
Davis had been commissioned by ...
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Mary Murphy Mine
The Mary Murphy Mine was the principal gold mine of the Chalk Creek mining district of Chaffee County, Colorado, United States, near St. Elmo, Colorado. The Mary Murphy Mine operated continuously from...
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Otto Mears
Otto Mears (May 3, 1840; June 24, 1931) was a famous Colorado railroad builder and entrepreneur who played a major role in the early development of southwestern Colorado.Mears was known as the "Pathfi...
Black Hawk, Colorado
The historic City of Black Hawk is a Home Rule Municipality in Gilpin County, Colorado, United States. The city population was 118 at the 2010 United States Census, making Black Hawk the least populo...
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Victor, Colorado
Victor is a Statutory City in Teller County, Colorado, United States. Gold was discovered in Victor in the late 19th century, and omen of the future of the town. With Cripple Creek, the mining distric...
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Charles L. Tutt, Sr.
Charles Leaming Tutt, Sr., and his descendants are famous in Colorado Springs. He became a wealthy man by the time he was forty years old.
He was born February 14, 1864 in Philadelphia, as a son o...
Silver mining in Colorado
Silver mining in Colorado has taken place since the 1860s. In the past, Colorado called itself the Silver state. (Nevada also calls itself the Silver state. Idaho, however, actually produces the mos...
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Coal mining in Colorado
Early coal mining in Colorado, a state of the United States was spread across the state. Some early coal mining areas are currently inactive, including the Denver Basin Raton Basin coal fields along t...
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Samuel Hitt Elbert
Samuel Hitt Elbert (April 3, 1833 – November 27, 1899) served as Governor of the Territory of Colorado (1873–1874) and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado (1879–1883).Samuel Hi...
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Champion Mill
Champion Mill, in Lake County, Colorado, is part of a mining complex on the eastern slope of Mount Champion on Halfmoon Creek. Established in the 1890s, it was a consistent supplier of gold and silve...
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Como Roundhouse, Railroad Depot and Hotel Complex
The Como Roundhouse, Railroad Depot and Hotel Complex is a collection of historic buildings in Como, Colorado.
The Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad (DSPPR) reached Como in June 1879. 1881 s...
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Horace Tabor
Horace Austin Warner ("Haw") Tabor (November 26, 1830 – April 10, 1899), also known as The Bonanza King of Leadville, was an American prospector, businessman, and Republican politician. His life is t...
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Cripple Creek miners' strike of 1894
The Cripple Creek miners' strike of 1894 was a five-month strike by the Western Federation of Miners (WFM) in Cripple Creek, Colorado, USA. It resulted in a victory for the union and was followed in 1...
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George W. Riddell
George W. Riddell was a Pinkerton labor spy who infiltrated the Western Federation of Miners (WFM) in Telluride, and later became president of the Eureka miners union in Utah. Riddell was forced to re...
Gold mining in Colorado
Gold mining in Colorado, a state of the United States, has been an industry since 1858, and played a key role in the establishment of the state of Colorado.Explorer Zebulon Pike heard a report of gold...
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Leadville mining district
The Leadville mining district, located in the Colorado Mineral Belt, was the most productive silver-mining district in the US state of Colorado. It is located immediately east of the town of Leadvill...
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Colorado Coalfield War (1913–14)
The Colorado Coalfield War was a major labor uprising in Colorado between 1913 and 1914. It culminated in the Ludlow Strike, which ended as a massacre when the Colorado National Guard attacked a tent ...
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Henry Neikirk
Henry William Neikirk (1839–1911) was a Colorado gold miner, banker, and Republican politician, serving in the Colorado General Assembly from 1879 to 1881. He was also instrumental in establish...
Fifty-Niner
A "Fifty-Niner" is the term used for the gold seekers who streamed into the Pike's Peak Country of western Kansas Territory and southwestern Nebraska Territory in 1859. The discovery of placer gold d...
Tarryall (ghost town), Colorado
Tarryall is a ghost town in northwest Park County, Colorado, United States. The town was located on upper Tarryall Creek northwest of Como, Colorado. It was once the county seat of Park County, but ...
Golden Fleece Mine (Colorado)
The Golden Fleece Mine is a gold mining site in Hinsdale County, Colorado, 5 miles (8 km) south of Lake City. The mine is located half a mile west of the north end of Lake San Cristobal. By 1904 ...
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Central City Register-Call
The Central City Register-Call, also called the Weekly Register-Call, is the oldest newspaper in Colorado. It is published by Aaron Storms and David Spellman in Black Hawk, Colorado. The newspaper wa...
Leadville Colorado, Miners' Strike
Silver was discovered in Leadville, Colorado in the 1870s, initiating the Colorado Silver Boom. The Leadville miners' strike in 1896-97 occurred during, and as a result of, rapid industrialization and...
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