Cripple Creek Historic District

Rt. 67, Cripple Creek, Colorado

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Description 

Cripple Creek served one of the world's largest gold fields, yielding almost $25 million in 1901. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, July 4, 1961

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000939
Areas of significance
Industry; Exploration/Settlement
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
District
Historic functions
Hotel; Extractive facility; Business
Current functions
Hotel; Business
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1890
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 7
Contributing sites: 5