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  • Fryer Hill

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    The Matchless Mine was located on Fryer Hill east of Leadville, which was a bustling mining district in the late 1800s.
    Fryer Hill
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  • Baby Doe Tabor

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    After Horace Tabor died in 1899, his widow, Elizabeth "Baby Doe" Tabor, spent the last three decades of her life trying to retain ownership of the Matchless Mine.
    Baby Doe Tabor
  • Baby Doe Tabor's Cabin at the Matchless Mine

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    Baby Doe Tabor lived her final years in this spare eighteen-by-twenty-four cabin at the Matchless Mine outside Leadville, shown here after its restoration in 1953.
    Baby Doe Tabor's Cabin at the Matchless Mine
  • The Matchless after the Mine

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    In 1953 the nonprofit Leadville Assembly restored the Matchless Mine and opened it to the public as a museum.
    The Matchless after the Mine

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