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Road log and stop descriptions, Leadville District, Colorado

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Tommy B. Thompson
Tommy B. Thompson
Department of Earth Resources, Colorado state UniversityFort Collins, Colorado 80523
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Published:
January 01, 1988

Abstract

0.0 Begin mileage at Delaware Hotel, Leadville (Fig. 1) on East 7th and Harrison Avenue. Harrison Avenue is named for Edwin Harrison, a pioneer smelter entrepreneur. On the northwest comer of 7th and Harrison Avenue is the Tabor Grand Hotel, constructed by H.A.W. Tabor in 1885. Republican President Benjamin Harrison made a speech from the 2nd floor balcony (new removed) to the residents of the Cloud city (also referred to as the Magic City) in 1891 when there was major concern for the price of silver.

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Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series

Geology and Mineralization of the Gilman-Leadville Area, Colorado

T. B. Thompson
T. B. Thompson
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David W. Beaty
David W. Beaty
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Society of Economic Geologists
Volume
2
ISBN electronic:
9781934969557
Publication date:
January 01, 1988

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