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September 2016

All posts published in September 2016

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Jeeping adventures

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Off-roading on local trails to enjoy the fall weather and colors By Aaron Storms Needing a change of pace from the office and computers, there’s nothing like getting out on the trails in the Jeep, motorcycles, or ATV’s and enjoying the awesome fall weather and... More »

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ATV problems in the Central City cemetery district

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Gilpin County Commissioners Workshop By Randy Beaudette Torn down signs, long term camping, and trash that litters the ground, that was what was described to the Gilpin County Commissioners in the September 20th “Cemetery Camping” workshop meeting. More »

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The Face on the Barroom Floor

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At the Teller House Hotel in Central City – Part 3 of 3 By Beth Simmons, Ph.D. Continued from last week, where a case is being made by Dr. Simmons that the real beauty queen of Central City and the subject of this famous painting is Elsie Mosch, not the artist... More »

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A tailing tale of a presidential visit

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To Black Hawk and Central City By Maggie Magoffin With this year’s Presidential election fast approaching, this article from the May 2016 issue of Gilpin Historical Society’s The Nugget seems quite timely. More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – October 3, 1986 It looks like there will be a three-way race for mayor in Central City at the November 4 municipal election. Monday, J.D. Corelli took out a petition to run for mayor. To get on the ballot he will have to get 25 signatures on the... More »

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4th Annual Hot Rod Hill Climb

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Comes to Central City in a Big Way! By Aaron Storms Vintage 1950’s hot rods were spotted on Thursday, September 15th converging on Central City and Black Hawk from all over the state and beyond, causing the community to wonder what was going on. It was soon ap... More »

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2016 Gilpin Art Studio Tour

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Art Is a Process By David Josselyn The leaves are turning in Gilpin County which means it was time for the annual Gilpin Art Studio Tour. This was the fifth year for the tour in which local artists opened up their studios; whether in their homes, garages, or b... More »

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The Face on the Barroom Floor

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At the Teller House Hotel in Central City – Part 2 of 3 By Beth Simmons, Ph.D. (continued from 9/15/2016) In yet another story told in 1967 by Jack Foster in the Rocky Mountain News, Davis had “the lines of the poem” by H. Antoine D’Arcy “running through his h... More »

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Eagles’ football team trounces Caliche 46-14

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Austin Boulter Player of the Game for Gilpin with 4 TD’s by Patty Unruh First Win for Gilpin Football Gilpin High School shut out the Caliche Buffaloes 46-14 in a home non-league football battle last Saturday, September 17. It’s the first win this season for G... More »

A tailing tale of John Rollins

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Entrepreneur Extraordinaire and Founder of Rollinsville By Maggie Magoffin John Q. A. Rollins was born on June 16, 1816. His father was a Baptist preacher and his mother was a strong Christian woman. John, consequently, received strict religious training and a... More »

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9/11/01 – Always Remember

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City of Black Hawk 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb By David Josselyn Imagine, if you will indulge me, you are eating breakfast in the firehouse during the morning shift when the alarms begin. As practiced many times before, you grab your gear, throw on your bunker g... More »

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Turning Back the Pages

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30 years ago – September 26, 1986 Howard Keehfuss, one of the Central City street and water workers, began the long process of painting the curbs on downtown city streets last Monday. He was working on Eureka Street today, having already finished Lawrence Stre... More »