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25 Colorado National Historic Landmarks


Bent's Old Fort - 9/25/2004
An 1833 fort supporting trade with Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho Plains Indians and trappers.
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Central City/Black Hawk - 10/5/2012
These are adjacent former gold mining camps in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains; for a time, the area was known as the Richest Square Mile on Earth.
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Colorado Chautauqua (Boulder) - 5/27/2012
This is the only Chautauqua west of the Mississippi still in continuous operation since the heyday of the Chautauqua Movement in the 1920s.
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Cripple Creek Historic District (Cripple Creek) - 10/3/2012
An historic district significant for its gold mining era history.
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Denver Civic Center (Denver) - 5/13/2013
Known as the center of the civic life in the city, with numerous institutions of arts, government, and culture as well as numerous festivals, parades, and protests throughout the year, and also known for its symmetrical Neoclassical design.
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Georgetown-Silver Plume - 10/5/2012
The district includes well-preserved examples of the buildings and mining structures of the Colorado Silver Boom from 1864 to 1893, including the towns of Georgetown and Silver Plume and the Georgetown Loop Railroad.
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Granada Relocation Center - 10/4/2012
Also known as Camp Amache, this was one of ten Japanese relocation centers created after Pearl Harbor.
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Lindenmeier Site - 5/26/2012
This is a stratified multi-component archaeological site in the Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, containing the most extensive Folsom culture campsite yet found from around 10,600 years ago.
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Lowry Ruin - 5/25/2007
An Ancestral Puebloan archaeological site for a pueblo constructed about 1060 AD.
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Ludlow Tent Colony (Ludlow) - 10/4/2012
This was the site of an attack by the Colorado National Guard on a tent colony of 1,200 striking coal miners and their families in 1914.
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Pike's Peak - 9/23/1983
The peak, discovered by explorer Zebulon Pike in 1806, has an elevation of 14,110 feet.
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Raton Pass - 6/3/1995
A mountain pass along the Colorado/New Mexico border on the Santa Fe Trail.
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Rocky Mountain National Park Administration Building - 5/27/2012
The building was completed in 1967, and was one of the most significant commissions for the firm of Taliesin Associated Architects in the years following the death of founder Frank Lloyd Wright.
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United States Air Force Academy, Cadet Area (Colorado Springs) - 9/23/1983
The Cadet Area at the Academy includes the central Terazzo and the Cadet Chapel.
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