Central City--Black Hawk Historic District

On SR 119, Central City, Colorado. County/parish: Gilpin.

NRIS 66000246

12 contributing buildings. 1 contributing object.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.

From Wikipedia:

Central City/Black Hawk Historic District

The Central City/Black Hawk Historic District is a National Historic Landmark District that encompasses Central City and Black Hawk, Colorado. They are adjacent former gold mining camps in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in Gilpin County, Colorado, United States. For a time, the area was known as the Richest Square Mile on Earth.

The district was designated a National Historic Landmark on July 4, 1961.

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National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000246