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Georgetown and Silver Plume

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First developed as silver mining towns in the 1860s and 1870s, Georgetown and Silver Plume prospered until 1893. After World War II, they began to be recognized for their rich mining history, and in 1966 they were declared a National Historic Landmark.

Location: 
Silver Plume
Place: 
Clear Creek County
Date: 
1895–1917?

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