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Silverton Historic District, Silverton, San Juan County, CO

Silverton Historic District, Silverton, San Juan County, CO

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Summary

Significance: Silverton, a vast mining district in southwestern Colorado, was established in 1874. Miners came to Silverton seeking gold in the 1870s, but instead found silver, copper, and lead. Silverton reached its peak year in wealth and population in 1879.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-16
Survey number: HABS CO-53
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000255

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Barrett, William E, photographer
McDonald, Melissa, historian
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