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Georgetown-Silver Plume Historic District, Colorado

Georgetown-Silver Plume Historic District, Colorado

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service in [Denver] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic districts -- Colorado,
  • Georgetown-Silver Plume Historic District (Colo.)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 100 p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17974678M

      The Silver Plume Depot—part of a collection of buildings abandoned by Colorado & Southern Railroad—as it looked in prior to restoration and historic protection. Photo courtesy of Denver Public Library/Western History Collection PEAK TO PEAK Colorado’s rich history is being preserved through the efforts of locally- and nationally-designated historic places. Silver- and gold-producing veins of the Silver Plume-Georgetown district are interpreted as distal magmatic-hydrothermal veins, related to an inferred composite batholith of predominantly.

    In , however, the first large silver discovery in Colorado was made about 5 miles northwest, and Georgetown was in business again. Until the great strike at Leadville in , Georgetown and its sister camp of Silver Plume, 2 miles up the canyon, comprised the premier silver district. Christine Bradley is Clear Creek County Archivist, coauthor of Guide to the Georgetown Silver Plume Historic District and The Rise of the Silver Queen, author of several publications for Historic Georgetown, Inc. and has served on many boards and commissions in Georgetown, Silver Plume, and Clear Creek County, Colorado.

    Cite this Record. Georgetown-Silver Plume Historic District: Study of Alternatives. Unspecified. (tDAR id: ). Welcome to the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District (NHLD). Silver Queen Walking Tours is proud to share the legacy of the Old West’s colorful narrative which is populated by stories the likes of Hotel De Paris French proprietor Louis Dupuy, freed slave turned wild west entrepreneur Aunt Clara and Silver Baron William Arthur Hamill of Hamill House Museum fame.


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Georgetown-Silver Plume Historic District, Colorado Download PDF EPUB FB2

Georgetown-Silver Plume Historic District, Silver Plume, Colorado. likes 1 talking about this 14, were here. The Georgetown–Silver Plume 5/5(1). Much of Silver Plume is included in the Georgetown–Silver Plume National Historic Georgetown-Silver Plume Historic District District, which was established in Former Silver Plume school, now the George Rowe Museum.

The Silver Plume school, an impressive brick building built innow houses the George Rowe Museum. Get this from a library. Study of alternatives: Georgetown-Silver Plume Historic District, Colorado.

[United States. National Park Service.;]. Silver Plume Spectre is at Georgetown-Silver Plume Historic District. March 22 at AM Silver Plume, CO History of Clear Creek Georgetown-Silver Plume Historic District Boulder Valleys, Colorado /// c /// 1st EditionFollowers: K.

Silver Plume is part of the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District. Silver Plume is a Home Rule Town located in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States. Silver Plume is a former silver mining camp along Clear Creek in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.

The federally designated Georgetown-Silver Plume National. Guide to the Georgetown Silver Plume Historic District [Not Available] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Guide to the Georgetown Silver Plume Historic DistrictFormat: Paperback. Guide to the Georgetown Silver Plume Historic District (Historic Mining District) [Not Available] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Guide to the Georgetown Silver Plume Historic District (Historic Mining District)Format: Paperback. Silver Plume is a Statutory Town located in Clear Creek County, Colorado, United Plume is a former silver mining camp along Clear Creek in the Front Range of the Rocky federally designated Georgetown-Silver Plume Historic District comprises Silver Plume, the neighboring town of Georgetown, and the Georgetown Loop Historic Mining & Railroad Park between the two : Clear Creek County.

Georgetown-Silver Plume Mining District (Griffith Mining District; Silver Plume Mining District), Clear Creek Co., Colorado, USA: A Ag-Zn-Pb-Au-Cu mining area.

Location and history: The Georgetown-Silver Plume District occupies an area of about 25. InGeorgetown and Silver Plume were recognized for their importance in telling the American story, and were designated as the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District.

People began to realize that historic preservation could help revitalize a depressed town. Georgetown Loop Railroad® Historic trains, mines and adventures. A true Colorado gem.

Located just off I and only 45 miles west of Denver, the Georgetown Loop Railroad and Mining Park is one of Colorado’s most authentic living museums and historically immersive experiences. Historical Weather.

Below are weather averages from to according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is CABIN CR which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 10, feet (1, feet higher than Georgetown-Silver Plume Historic District).Fairplay, CO: 37 mi.

Nestled between mountain peaks in the Georgetown Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District, the Hamill House boasts an historic mining magnate's restored home including expansive green lawns, manicured gardens, majestic stone outbuildings, and beautiful trees to provide you with a picture-perfect site for your special day.

Built inthe 4 bedroom, 4 bath Taylor-Dewey House is walking distance to many shops, restaurants, parks and museums. Georgetown Community Center.

Space Rental for public receptions, group meetings, and family reunions. End of the Line Gift Shop. Specializing in Colorado Wear, souvenirs, postcards, calendars, magnets, t-shirts, sweatshirts. Cite this Record. Georgetown / Silver Plume: Guide To the Historic District.

Unspecified. (tDAR id: ). Description: The Georgetown-Silver Plume Historic District Public Lands (HDPLC) Map provides general information within the district.

This map includes the HDPLC boundary, public lands and trail information. Christine Bradley is Clear Creek County Archivist, coauthor of Guide to the Georgetown Silver Plume Historic District and The Rise of the Silver Queen, and author of several publications for Historic Georgetown, Inc.

and has served on many boards and commissions in Georgetown, Silver Plume, and Clear Creek County, Colorado. Duane A. Smith is a professor of history at Fort Lewis Brand: University Press of Colorado. The Georgetown School was built in and is believed to be one of Colorado’s oldest extant brick schoolhouse buildings.

The structure is located within the Georgetown and Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District and was nominated to the Endangered Places Program in. Just west of Denver, visitors can step into the past within the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District, a living testament to Colorado’s abundant silver deposits.

First developed as silver mining towns in the s and s, Georgetown and Silver Plume prospered until After World War II, they began to be recognized for their rich mining history, and in they were declared a National Historic Landmark.

All rides take place in a parlor car and will take you on an hour and a half journey through the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic District. Ride times are more limited, click here for more information. Any of these options would be a great way to see some stunning views, learn about Colorado’s mining history and create some great.Silver Plume miners Silver Plume Depot Silver Plume band, circa East end of town, circa Family General store, Main Street Mendota Mine & Mill Miners at work New Windsor Hotel Schoolhouse Child, Silver Plume Baseball Team Argentine Central Aerial Tramway Car   The Hamill House Museum is situated in the heart of the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District.

Surrounded by breathtaking Rocky Mountain views, William Arthur Hamill's year-old estate, with it's perfectly manicured lawn, beautifully scaped gardens and majestic nineteenth century buildings provides the perfect backdrop Location: Argentine Street, Georgetown, Colorado.