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History Presentation: There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills (Fruita Branch)

“There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills: History of Early Economic Activity in Summit County, CO”

2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Fruita Branch Library, 324 N. Coulson St.

Karen Kelley, library assistant with a background in U.S. history, will discuss the economics of frontier Colorado, from the fur and trapping industry, through mining and railroad expansion, and into the present-day tourism industry. The presentation will focus on the economic activities in past and present-day Summit County and the mining towns of Frisco and Breckenridge. This presentation is open to the public at no charge.

Date:
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Mountain Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Fruita Branch
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