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St. Elmo Historic District

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In the 1870s prospectors settled in the area that became St. Elmo in Chalk Creek Canyon. The town's growth stalled in the late 1880s, then the population declined after fires and the repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act. By the 1940s the town had only two full-time residents.

Location: 
St. Elmo, Colorado
Place: 
Chaffee County
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Date: 
July, 2008

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