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Explore Central Colorado History

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Central Colorado is rich with as much history as it has been with silver and gold. Visiting ghost towns helps you relive the past while at the same time takes your breath away with the glorious scenery of the surrounding mountains. Touring historic cemeteries recalls the lives of all those fortune seekers and just plain folk that have gone before. Museums take you deeper into history and help you appreciate what it took to make each town what it is today.

 

Tour Itinerary:

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Fourteener Country Ghost Towns

Central Colorado is not only home to many mountain peaks over 14,000 feet, called "Fourteeners," but also to a good numb...

Ghost town in Central Colorado

2

Leadville Cemeteries

So much history can be gleamed from Leadville’s two cemeteries.  The towns original cemetery sat at the top of the hill...

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