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Black Hawk in Gilpin County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Gilpin Hotel

 
 
Gilpin Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2009
1. Gilpin Hotel Marker
Inscription.  One of Black Hawk’s newer buildings, the 1896 structure was built by Julius Kline (or Klein), replacing an earlier wood building that was the site of Black Hawk’s first school. It operated sporadically throughout the 20th century under a variety of owners, notably Otto and Ruth Blake, and its Mine Shaft Bar in the basement was a local landmark.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 39° 48.076′ N, 105° 29.618′ W. Marker is in Black Hawk, Colorado, in Gilpin County. Marker is on Main Street (Mt, Thomas Drive). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Main Street, Black Hawk CO 80422, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fick’s Carriage Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Bird’s-eye view of Black Hawk (within shouting distance of this marker); Train Trestle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colorado Central Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Central City Opera (approx. one mile away);
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Central City (approx. one mile away); The Rose Haydee Building (approx. one mile away); The Ignatz Meyer Building (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Black Hawk.
 
Regarding Gilpin Hotel. The Gilpin Hotel has been 'renovated' and incorporated into the Gilpin Casino.
 
Gilpin Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2009
2. Gilpin Hotel Marker
The marker is to the left of the center entrance.
The Gilpin Hotel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2009
3. The Gilpin Hotel
The Gilpin Hotel is on the left with the green balcony.
Historic photograph of the Gilpin Hotel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, n/a
4. Historic photograph of the Gilpin Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then and 107 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 22, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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