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A Brief History of Breckenridge: What Color Do You Like Your Gold?

By on April 22, 2010

Linda Kay Peterson pointed to the mountains as we stood outside the Breckenridge Welcome Center.

“Look at the Ten Mile Range,” she said, “because that is the genesis of our mining town.” It’s a genesis that, according to Peterson, began 65 to 70 million years ago.

Peterson is a volunteer and…

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