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Colorado Gold Rush

Updated 2021-09-04
  • Old Colorado City Historic Commercial District

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    Colorado City, now known as "Old Colorado City," was established in 1859 during the Colorado Gold Rush. The town supplied miners in South Park, which lay on the other side of Ute Pass to the west. The city joined Colorado Springs in 1917.
    Old Colorado City Historic Commercial District
  • Idaho Springs

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    View of downtown Idaho Springs, seat of Clear Creek County, c. 1900-10. The town was formed in 1859, at the height of the Colorado Gold Rush.
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