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Added by yongli on 08/09/2022 - 13:02, last changed on 08/09/2022 - 13:09

Early Creede

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The last of Colorado’s great silver strikes, the town of Creede boomed after its namesake, Nicholas Creede, discovered silver along Willow Creek in 1889. An estimated 10,000 people poured into the narrow valley before the Panic of 1893 sent the town into a tailspin. Once crawling with miners and a...
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