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    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of businesses, frame mine buildings and head frames on a hillside in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. People are in the arched doorway of the Gregory Store beside a horse-drawn wagon. Shows tailings piles on a treeless...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mercantile facilities--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1870-1880.
    • 1879
    • Trinity Methodist Pioneer Day

    • Transcript of the proceedings for the Pioneer Day Celebration at Trinity Methodist Church in 1894.
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Trinity United Methodist Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1894 January 7
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1901
    • Historical sketch of the Central Presbyterian Church, Denver, Colorado

    • Booklet compiled for the fiftieth anniversary of the Central Presbyterian Church located in Denver, Colorado. Included in the book are excerpts of correspondence from previous clergy, list of all Elders during the fifty years, and a history of the...
    • Central Presbyterian Church (Denver, Colo.); Presbyterian Church--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1911
    • The City of Denver: Volume 2 Number 2, 1913 November 22

    • Newsletter produced semi-monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1913 November 22
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 6 Numbers 1 and 2, 1923 January-February

    • Newsletter produced every two months by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1923 January-February
    • Placing marker at site of Gregory Lode

    • A crowd of men, women, and children gather around a temporary historical marker posted on a dirt road in Blackhawk (Black Hawk) (Gilpin County), Colorado. The sign reads: "The State Historical and Natural History Society of Colorado. On this...
    • Blackhawk (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Dedications--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Gold mining--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Historical markers--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Spectators--Colorado--Blackhawk--1920-1930.; Gregory, John H.--Homes &...
    • 1924 August 8
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 12 Numbers 3 and 4, 1929 March-April

    • Newsletter produced every two months by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1929 March-April
    • Municipal Facts: Volume 13 Numbers 3 and 4, 1930 March-April

    • Newsletter produced every two months by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1930 March-April
    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of dilapidated head frames, frame buildings and snow on tailings piles in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. A historical marker sign reads: "On this ground, later known as Gregory Diggings, John H. Gregory discovered the...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Abandoned mines--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Canyons--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • 1932
    • The Real Pioneers of Colorado

    • Transcript of a document originally written by Maria Davies McGrath in 1934. This document contains transcripts of all three volumes, arranged alphabetically by pioneers last name. Within each entry is a brief biography of the individual (s) who...
    • Pioneers--Colorado.; Colorado--Biography.
    • 1934
    • Main Street, Central City

    • The intersection of Eureka Street and Main Street is crowded with people on a summer day, possibly July 4th, in Central City, Colorado. Historic buildings include: the Harris block (with signs that read "Earl's Toll Gate Bar," and "Rare Books"),...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Business districts--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1957
    • Main Street, Central City

    • A view of the crowded intersection of Main and Eureka streets in Central City, Colorado, during the Central City play festival. People crowd the sidewalk on both sides of the Main Street. Garbage litters the street. Historic buildings, which are...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Festivals--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.; Streets--Colorado--Central City--1950-1960.
    • 1957
    • Mining Index to Hollister, Henderson and Canfield Histories

    • Mining index to Henderson, Hollister, and Canfield mining histories. Names of mines, mining companies, mining districts, lodes, veins, claims, and tunnels are indexed with page number.
    • Mines and mineral industries--Colorado--Directories.; Mines and mineral resources--Colorado--Directories.;
    • 1995
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • Five unidentified men stand next to the bronze marker placed at the Mountain City site near Central City, Colorado, where John H. Gregory first discovered gold in 1859. The marker, dedicated July 23, 1932, reads: "On this ground later known as...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Historical markers--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Monuments &...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • $20,000,000.00 in gold." The man on the left has a long, gray beard and holds a shovel in his hand. The man on the right wears a coat and overalls. H. H. Lake wears a suit. All three wear hats.; H. H. Lake stands between two unidentified men near...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.;...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A fire hydrant stands in the foreground of this view of Gregory Diggings in Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, at the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument to John H. Gregory, who first discovered gold in the area in 1859. A...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Fire hydrants--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • $20,000,000.00 in gold." Several other men are in the background watching the groundbreaking.; An older man with a long beard and wearing a suit leans down to turn a shovel full of dirt at the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument in...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mountain City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gold mining--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.; Ground breaking ceremonies--Colorado--Mountain City--1930- 1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Mountain City--1930-1940.;...
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument, Central City, Colorado

    • A telegraph or telephone pole stands in front of a sign reading: "On this ground, later known as Gregory Diggings, John H. Gregory discovered the first gold quartz mine in Colorado. May 6, 1859. This lode has produced $20,000,000.00 in gold." The...
    • Gregory, John H.--Monuments & memorials--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Telecommunication lines--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [1932]
    • Near Breckenridge

    • Miners sluice a screen full of dirt at Blue River Diggings, near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado.
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1870-1890.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1890.; Miners--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1890.; Mining equipment--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1890.; Mining--Colorado--Breckenridge--1870-1890.
    • [between 1870 and 1890]
    • Mountain City, Colo.

    • A train leaves a trail of smoke behind it as it crosses above Gregory Diggings in Gilpin County, Colorado. The large vein in the hillside in the right midground is where John H. Gregory first discovered gold in Colorado in 1859. Houses stand on...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1890-1920.; Canyons--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Grocery stores--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Houses--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.; Railroads--Colorado--Gilpin County--1890-1920.
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Central City, Colorado, 1900's.

    • permanent resident of Gregory Diggings in 1859 and he was the first official sheriff of Gilpin County. The Eureka House stands opposite the courthouse in the left midground.; The large Gilpin County Courthouse, built between 1899 and 1900, faces...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.; Methodist churches--Colorado--Central City--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Central City, Colorado. 1860-1869 (Prints)

    • Central City, Colorado, is shown during its early days in the 1860's in this view. John H. Gregory first discovered gold in the Gregory Diggings in 1859 which started the gold rush to the area. Buildings line the dirt streets of the mining town,...
    • Central City (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Houses--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1860-1870.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Site of Gregory Diggings, Central City

    • Reproduction of Herndon Davis watercolor; shows Gregory Diggings and monument, Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1920-1940.
    • [between 1920 and 1940?]
    • Gregory Diggings monument plan

    • The proposal for the Gregory's Diggings monument to commemorate John Gregory's discovery of gold in Clear Creek Canyon is laid out on the hillside. On the left is a post with a sign that reads "Speed Limit 12 mi. per hour Keep Muffler Closed" and a...
    • Gregory, John H.--Monuments--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1932?]
    • Gregory Gulch

    • View of the site of the Gregory Diggings near Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado. A sign reads: "The State Historical And Natural History Society On This Ground Later Known As Gregory Diggings John M. Gregory Discovered The First Gold Quartz...
    • Gregory, John H.--Monuments & memorials--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1940]
    • Gregory gold diggings Colorado, May, 1859 Page 181.

    • Reproduction of a drawing of prospectors digging for gold in Gregory's Gulch in Central City, Colorado in Gilpin County. Men pan for gold, pour rocks into a sluice, and dig in the stream. Log cabins and tents are behind.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1960.; Gold miners--Colorado--Central City--1930-1950.; Gold mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1950.
    • [between 1930 and 1960?]
    • Gregory Diggings, Central City monuments

    • A woman wearing a print dress, pumps and a hat stands to the left of the Gregory Diggings monument in Central City. The masonry monument is of granite and has a granite foundation. The brass marker in the center reads "On this ground later known as...
    • Gregory, John H.--Monuments--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1932 and 1940?]
    • Gregory Diggings, Central City monuments

    • The Gregory's Diggings masonry monument is of granite and has a granite foundation. The brass marker in the center reads "On this ground later known as Gregory's Diggings John H. Gregory of Georgia discovered the first gold lode in Colorado on May...
    • Gregory, John H.--Monuments--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1932 and 1940?]
    • Gold mining in Gilpin county

    • View of a mining camp with cabins, covered wagons, tents, a gold field with diggings, tailings, and wooden sluices on a treeless hillside in Gilpin County, Colorado.
    • Mining camps--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Sluices--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Gilpin County (Colo.)--1860-1870.; Hydraulic mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.; Mining--Colorado--Gilpin County--1860-1870.
    • between 1860 and 1869
    • Gregory gold diggings, Colorado

    • Reproduction of ink rendering; shows Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, with miners panning for gold and a tent reading: "Grocery."
    • Central City (Colo.)--1850-1860.
    • May 1859
    • Eugene Davis, gold prospector operating a papago, (dry washer) at his diggings, Pinos Altos, New...

    • Eugene Davis operates a rocker or papago, Pinos Altos, New Mexico. Rocks are placed in a screened box, water is sluiced over them and the box is rocked with a handle to separate the particles.
    • Pinos Altos (N. M.)--1940-1950.; Gold miners--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Gold mining--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Hydraulic Mining--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Mining--New Mexico--Pinos Altos--1940-1950.; Davis, Eugene.
    • May 1940
    • Monuments, Gregory Diggings

    • A stone monument is below a hillside of mine tailings, mine buildings and a frame Victorian house in Gregory Gulch (Gregory Diggings), in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Canyons--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Historical markers--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
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