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Breckenridge Historic District

Added by yongli on 11/04/2015 - 15:27, last changed on 09/30/2022 - 02:43
Settled as a gold-mining camp in 1859, Breckenridge has gone through a series of booms and busts typical of Colorado’s mining towns. The advent of skiing in the 1960s revived the town after decades of stagnation, bringing modern development but also greater interest in historic preservation. Today...

Summit County

Added by Nick Johnson on 12/11/2015 - 07:56, last changed on 10/03/2022 - 01:45
Summit County is a mountainous county in central Colorado, approximately sixty-five miles west of Denver . Originally one of the largest of Colorado’s first seventeen counties, Summit County’s current border connects a ring of peaks around an area of 619 square miles. It is bordered to the north by...

Western Slope

Added by yongli on 01/23/2017 - 16:14, last changed on 09/30/2022 - 01:43
“A Fantasy land,” “a mystique,” “a state of mind”—these are only some of the expressions used to describe the Western Slope of Colorado, commonly defined as the roughly one-third of the state that lies west of the Continental Divide . The serpentine divide forms the region’s eastern boundary,...
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