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    • Central City - Gregory diggings,

    • View a dilapidated, single story residence with a gable roof and intersecting rooflines, in the vicinity of Central City and Gregory diggings, Gilpin County, Colorado. Gregory diggings was the site where gold was first discovered in the region,...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.
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    • 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?]
    • Colorado Tax Assessment List 1862-1866

    • Federal Internal Revenue assessment lists for the Territory of Colorado 1862-1866. Includes resident and absentee property holders.
    • Internal revenue--Colorado.; Colorado--Vital Records.; Tax collection--Colorado.; Colorado--Genealogy.
    • 2005
    • 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
    • Fairplay - Community Church

    • View of the Fairplay Community Presbyterian Church (name changed in 1945 to Sheldon Jackson Memorial Chapel) in Fairplay (also known as South Park City, Platte City, Fairplay Diggings), Park County, Colorado. Architectural features of church:...
    • Fairplay (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Presbyterian churches--Colorado--Fairplay--1920-1930.
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    • Fairplay - Jackson Memorial Chapel

    • View of the Gothic Revival, Sheldon Jackson Memorial Chapel in the town of Fairplay (also known as South Park City, Platte City, Fairplay Diggings), Park County, Colorado. Architectural features: steeply-pitched roof, cupola with finial,...
    • Jackson, Sheldon, 1834-1909--Monuments-- 1940-1950.; Sheldon Jackson Memorial Chapel (Fairplay, Colo.)--1940-1950.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Churches--Colorado--Fairplay--1940-1950.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Fairplay--1940-1950.
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    • Fairplay - Methodist church used in 1860's in Montgomery by Father Dyer

    • A two-story hewn log church building moved from Montgomery, to Fairplay (also known as South Park City, Platte City, Fairplay Diggings), Park County, Colorado, was once used by Father Dyer, and is surrounded by a split rail fence with a picket...
    • Dyer, Father--Homes & haunts.; Montgomery (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Log buildings--Colorado--Fairplay--1960-1970.; Methodist churches--Colorado--Fairplay--1960-1970.
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    • Fairplay - Methodist church used in 1860's in Montgomery by Father Dyer

    • A two-story hewn log church building moved from Montgomery to Fairplay (also known as South Park City, Platte City, Fairplay Diggings), Park County, Colorado, was once used by Father Dyer, and is surrounded by a split rail fence with a picket gate....
    • Dyer, Father--Homes & haunts.; Fairplay (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Log buildings--Colorado--Fairplay--1960-1970.; Methodist churches--Colorado--Fairplay--1960-1970.
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    • 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 diggings

    • View of dilapidated two story wood frame building in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado. The building has a covered porch.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings.; Building deterioration.
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    • Gregory diggings

    • View of dilapidated wood frame houses and buildings in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings.; Building deterioration.
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    • Gregory diggings

    • View of dilapidated two story wood frame building in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings.; Building deterioration.
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    • Gregory diggings

    • View of a neglected two story structure with a gable roof and board and batten siding, Gregory Gulch, near Black Hawk, Gilpin County, Colorado. The building is near Gregory diggings, the spot where gold was first discovered in the region,...
    • Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Abandoned buildings--Colorado--Gilpin County--1940-1950.
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    • 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 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?]
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • 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 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
    • 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]
    • 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
    • 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
    • James A. Payne

    • Studio portrait of James A. Payne, a mine owner and gold miner in Idaho Springs (Clear Creek County), Colorado. He wears a slouch hat with a silk hat band, a dark jacket, vest and necktie. He has a full gray beard with a long waxed mustache.
    • Beards.; Gold miners.; Hats.; Mustaches.; Older people.; Payne, James A., b. ca. 1839.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.
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    • 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
    • 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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    • 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?]
    • 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.
    • 19290300
    • 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.
    • 19300300
    • 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]
    • On the way to new diggings halt in a rough pass of the Rocky Mountains

    • Men, on foot or on horseback, and mule-drawn covered wagons are on a steep, narrow trail in the Rocky Mountains. The men wear hats and carry rifles. Shows probably buffalo robes bundled with a beaded buckskin. Gnarled brush and tree stumps are in...
    • Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Frontier & pioneer life--1870-1880.; Wagon trains--1870-1880.; Westward movement--1870-1880.
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    • 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
    • Place names of Colorado : a genealogical & historical guide to Colorado sites

    • The primary objective of this index is to contain a comprehensive listing of place names or sites in Colorado that would direct the researcher to recent and readily available publications. Included in this publication for each site or place name,...
    • Names, Geographical--Colorado.; Colorado--History, Local.
    • 1999
    • An Index to Sons of Colorado 1906 -1908: Volume I and II

    • An index to the Sons of Colorado magazine. Index is organized alphabetically and includes the name or subject, the volume, number and page.
    • Society of Colorado Pioneers.; Sons of Colorado (Organization) ; Fraternal organizations--Colorado--Obituaries--Indexes.; Obituaries--Colorado--Indexes.; Patriotic societies--Colorado.
    • undated
    • 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
    • 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?]

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