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Coal Mining in Colorado

Added by yongli on 02/16/2021 - 13:06, last changed on 03/29/2021 - 08:16
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, coal mining was the most important industry in Colorado. Coal mines served as the crucibles of empire, churning out the fuel needed to power the railroads, precious-metal mines, and smelters that helped develop the region. They were also...

Columbine Mine Massacre

Added by yongli on 02/16/2021 - 13:13, last changed on 03/15/2021 - 01:07
On November 21, 1927, members of a Colorado militia fired into a crowd of hundreds of striking miners in the Weld County town of Serene , killing six and wounding twenty. The Columbine Massacre showed that little had changed in Colorado in terms of relations between workers and companies, as well...

Miller House

Added by yongli on 10/24/2016 - 16:38, last changed on 09/06/2020 - 01:07

Miller House

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Located at 409 East Cleveland Street in Lafayette , the Miller House was the longtime home of town founder Mary Miller . In 1983 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today the one-story house remains a private, single-family residence. Mary Miller named Lafayette...
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