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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...

Mineral County

Added by yongli on 10/05/2016 - 16:45, last changed on 08/23/2022 - 08:05
Mineral County is a mountainous, sparsely populated county of 878 square miles in southwest Colorado. Located in the heart of the San Juan Mountains west of the San Luis Valley , the county takes its name from the rich mineral deposits found there in the nineteenth century. In 1892 miners...
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