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1908 Democratic National Convention

Added by yongli on 08/30/2016 - 10:23, last changed on 05/09/2017 - 16:46
In 1908 the Democratic Party held its national convention in Denver to nominate candidates for president and vice president. The 1908 convention was the political culmination of a half-century of development in the city and the last time Denver would host the convention until 2008. It also marked...

Central City–Black Hawk Historic District

Added by yongli on 12/19/2016 - 14:19, last changed on 05/23/2017 - 10:10

Black Hawk Today

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Central City and Black Hawk took shape during the boom years after John Gregory discovered gold on May 6, 1859, near the North Fork of Clear Creek in what is now Gilpin County . For much of the 1860s and 1870s, the area was the richest mining region in Colorado, and Central City rivaled Denver as...

Henry Teller

Added by yongli on 08/12/2016 - 14:09, last changed on 05/16/2017 - 08:07
Henry Moore Teller (1830–1914) was a successful Colorado businessman, lawyer, and politician. His business and legal interests, which included mining and helping to organize the Colorado Central Railroad , were surpassed only by his political achievements. Teller served five full terms as US...

Teller County

Added by yongli on 08/16/2016 - 10:40, last changed on 05/23/2017 - 09:40
Teller County, named for former US senator and railroad mogul Henry M. Teller , covers 559 square miles of the high country west of Pikes Peak in central Colorado. It is bordered by Douglas County to the north, El Paso County to the east, Fremont County to the south, and Park County to the west...
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