Summit County

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  • 1. Country Boy Mine

    Mine

    Ever since gold was discovered here in 1887, the Country Boy Mine has been one of the region's top producers, along with lead and zinc, which...Read More

  • 2. Edwin Carter Discovery Center

    Museum/Gallery

    Dating from 1875, the Edwin Carter Discovery Center is dedicated to the "log cabin naturalist" who helped to create Denver's Museum of Nature...Read More

  • 3. Historic Park & Museum

    Historic District/Site

    This sprawling museum re-creates Frisco's boom days. Stroll through 11 buildings dating from the 1880s, including a fully outfitted one-room...Read More

  • 4. Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad Company

    Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

    Still chugging along is the Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad Company, which can take you on a breathtaking 2½-hour trip to the Continental...Read More

  • 5. Lomax Placer Mine

    Information Center

    At Lomax Placer Mine you can learn how chemists determined the quality of the ore from nearby mines and discover the uses of tools such as sluices...Read More

  • 6. National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    This museum covers virtually every aspect of mining, from the discovery of precious ore to fashioning it into coins and other items. Dioramas...Read More

  • 7. Washington Gold & Silver Mine

    Mine

    A century ago the Washington Gold & Silver Mine was one of the area's largest producers of gold and silver. Five shafts burrowed deep underground...Read More

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