Central City Colorado
On May 6, 1859 John H Gregory discovered the first gold lode in Colorado before it was even a state or a territory. At that time it was the extended territory of Kansas. Located about 40 miles west of Denver in the foothill mountains. "The Richest Square Mile on Earth ". Explore true American mining history! Now home to many casinos! See my other images.
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