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History of Cripple Creek : America"s most famous gold camp.

History of Cripple Creek : America"s most famous gold camp.

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Published by Shorey Book Store in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gold mines and mining -- Colorado -- Cripple Creek.,
  • Cripple Creek, Colorado -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Facsimile reproduction of the article which originally appeared in the Quarterly Sentinel (Vol. 1, no. 1 - February 1896) published by W.C. Calhoun, Denver.

    ContributionsCalhoun, W. C. 1865-1916.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16606161M

    #2 of 6 Sights & Landmarks in Cripple Creek “ Since we live on this road we take our dog so he can play in creek and a picnic lunch is always nice too! “ Phantom Canyon was a very beautiful drive with scenic mountains, tunnels, Bridges. A former s mining camp, Cripple Creek’s golden history lives on through Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad, Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, Cripple Creek Heritage Center and many other museums in the area. Admire the lovingly restored brick buildings along Bennett Avenue, a lovely sight surrounded by the neighboring mountains.

    Drivers can visit Rocky Mountain National Park, Allenspark, ghost towns, gold mines and historic Black Hawk. Pikes Peak Tollroad Scenic Drive This mile byway climbs to the top of the world's second most visited mountain summit. Take in the spectacular scenery as the road winds to the top, where the view inspired the song America the Beautiful. “ Built by the famous madam, Pearl DeVere, to service the desires of the rich and powerful men of Cripple Creek's mining district during the Colorado Gold Rush, the .

    By the fall and winter of , masses of gold seekers traveled to the Cherry Creek area Although prospectors found no gold on or in the immediate vicinity of Pikes Peak guidebooks of the time used Pikes Peak as a reference point as to the location of the purported gold first found seventy miles north of Pikes Peak The rush that followed became. Update Effective May 4Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain is accepting cash and credit cards at the Gateway. To minimize the interaction between visitors and Gateway staff we are offering a 20% discount for guests who purchase their one-day admission tickets online during the month of May. Use discount code “May20” to receive the Summit House, Glen Cove and all picnic areas.


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