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    • 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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    • 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?]
    • 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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    • 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]
    • Site of Gregory Diggings, Central City

    • Reproduction of Herndon Davis watercolor; shows Gregory Diggings and monument, Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado.
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    • [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...
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    • [between 1930 and 1932?]
    • 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
    • The Gold Regions of Kansas

    • Miners, pack mules and oxen-driven wagons are on a road between one-story log buildings in Gregory Gulch (Gregory Diggings), in Central City or Black Hawk (Gilpin County), Colorado. Shows sparse trees and placer mines on a mountainside, and...
    • Huyett, D. H.
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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
    • 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]
    • 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 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]
    • 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
    • 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

    • 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." 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 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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    • 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?]
    • 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?]
    • 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]
    • The First House in Denver... 1858.

    • Photo is a copy of a primitive drawing by A.H. Barker mounted on card. The drawing shows what is purported to be the first house built in Denver, Colo. once located at 12th and Wynkoop Street. A photographic portrait of Barker in the upper right...
    • Barker, A. H. (Anselm H.), 1822-1895.
    • 1888.
    • 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?]
    • 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
    • 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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    • 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
    • Trinity Methodist Pioneer Day

    • Transcript of the proceedings for the Pioneer Day Celebration at Trinity Methodist Church in 1894.
    • Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1894 January 7

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