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A Brief Revival in Creede, Colorado
Nestled among the mountains in Mineral County, about 130 miles southwest of Colorado Springs, lies Creede, a mountain town originally founded on the silver boom. The end of the boom led to a rapid decline for this picturesque little burgh in the San Juan Mountains, but a wartime need for metals in World War II led to a brief revival in Creede, Colorado. The first silver discovery in this area was at the Alpha mine in 1869, and Creede started... Read More Read More