Sunshine over the first gold lode discovery in Colorado
On May 6, 1859, John H Gregory of Georgia made the the first gold lode discovery right where you are looking. Over 4 million ounces of gold were extracted from the ground here in present day Central City and Black Hawk Colorado. It has been dedicated as a National Historic District. Now home to many historic homes, museums, mine tours, art gallery, famous Central City Opera House, shops, many casinos and much more! Please see my other images!
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