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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,...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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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...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [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,...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [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.
    • Sherard, Gerald E. (Gerald Emerson), 1947-
    • 2005
    • 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:...
    • Mabee, Zell.
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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,...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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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....
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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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...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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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.
    • Cable, Rufus E.
    • between 1860 and 1869
    • Gregory diggings

    • View of dilapidated two story wood frame building in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • Gregory diggings

    • View of dilapidated wood frame houses and buildings in Gregory Gulch in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • 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.
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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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,...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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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...
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    • [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...
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    • [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...
    • Yale, William R.
    • [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.
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    • [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."
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    • 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...
    • Reed, W. H.
    • 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...
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    • [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...
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    • 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...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [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...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [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...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [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...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [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...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [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.)
    • 1911
    • History of Denver

    • Comprehenisve study of the history of the Denver area before, during, and after the founding of the city.
    • Smiley, Jerome C. (Jerome Constant), 1858-1924.
    • 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.
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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"),...
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    • 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...
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    • 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.
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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...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [between 1899 and 1920?]
    • Near Breckenridge

    • Miners sluice a screen full of dirt at Blue River Diggings, near Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado.
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    • [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...
    • Frenzeny & Tavernier.
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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.
    • Denver Public Library, Western History/Geneaology
    • 1995
    • 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...
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    • 1924 August 8

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