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Central City/Blackhawk Historic District

Central City, Colorado
County of Gilpin.
National Register Number: 66000246
Resource type: District.
Property type: Historic District: Historical. The threat level was Threatened in
Congressional District: CO-2 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Towns; Central City is a CLG; Blackhawk is not..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - July 4, 1961):
The Central City/ Black Hawk NHL is at the heart of one of the richest mining areas of the Rocky Mountain West. It was the discovery of gold here, in 1859, which triggered the great Pike's Peak gold rush.

Ongoing threats still trouble this landmark.

There have been no changes to the landmark since the last reporting period.

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