“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Idaho Springs, Colorado

Clickable Map of Clear Creek County, Colorado and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Clear Creek County, CO (29) Gilpin County, CO (11) Grand County, CO (19) Jefferson County, CO (81) Park County, CO (20) Summit County, CO (21)  ClearCreekCounty(29) Clear Creek County (29)  GilpinCounty(11) Gilpin County (11)  GrandCounty(19) Grand County (19)  JeffersonCounty(81) Jefferson County (81)  ParkCounty(20) Park County (20)  SummitCounty(21) Summit County (21)
Georgetown is the county seat for Clear Creek County
Idaho Springs is in Clear Creek County
      Clear Creek County (29)  
      Gilpin County (11)  
      Grand County (19)  
      Jefferson County (81)  
      Park County (20)  
      Summit County (21)  
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1Colorado (Clear Creek County), Idaho Springs — Arrastra
Arrastras like this one were used by the earliest hard-rock miners in this area to grind gold ore. People skilled in stone cutting made them for the miners from local rock. This arrastra was chiseled by hand from blocks of hard granite. . . . Map (db m144184) HM
2Colorado (Clear Creek County), Idaho Springs — Drexel Lacey
In Memoriam DREXEL LACEY 1892-1930 Resident Engineer State Highway Department Completed the survey of this highway August 13, 1926Map (db m76801) HM
3Colorado (Clear Creek County), Idaho Springs — Idaho Springs Opera House1535 Miner Street
Mrs. Coddington owned a two-story brick double on the corner lot. It was occupied by W.K. Townsend (grocer) and Paul Lanius (hardware). Townsend imported glassware and crockery and was said to have the best selection of cigars in town. "Lets all . . . Map (db m76856) HM
4Colorado (Clear Creek County), Idaho Springs — Mining Exchange Building1517 - 1523 Miner Street
J.J. Elliott had his assay office in the building which was built in 1879. Often during the boom days of the 1880's dozens of ore wagons were parked on Miner Street in front of the "Exchange". Elliott promoted himself in the city directories of the . . . Map (db m76854) HM
5Colorado (Clear Creek County), Idaho Springs — The Charlie Tayler Waterwheel
Charlie Tayler used this waterwheel to power a stamp mill at his gold mining operations on Ute Creek. Tayler, who attributed his good health to the fact that he never kissed woman or took baths, built the waterwheel in 1893. It was moved to its . . . Map (db m74371) HM
6Colorado (Clear Creek County), Idaho Springs — The Mead and Cooper Building1511-1515 Miner Street
Built in 1881, this building housed M. C. Livingstone’s jewelry and sewing machine store during the early ‘80’s. Since Livingstone had some of the first commercial sewing machines in the district, he made a brisk living repairing the canvas awnings . . . Map (db m144187) HM
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7Colorado (Clear Creek County), Idaho Springs — University of DenverMeyer Womble Observatory
Mt. Evans, Colorado Elevation 14,125 ft. “The World’s Highest Operational Observatory” Building Dedication August 19, 1996 “...for educational purposes in astrophysics and astronomy...”Map (db m3364) HM
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Dec. 7, 2022