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Located in Fairplay, Colorado, the South Park City museum is an accurate representation of a mining town between 1860 and 1900. Thirty-four authentic buildings filled with over 60,000 artifacts portray the economic and social aspects of boomtown life. Seven of the buildings are on their original sites; the others have been moved from abandoned camps and ghost towns in South Park, a 900-square-mile basin surrounded by Colorado's majestic Rocky Mountains. The restored buildings contain period room settings and exhibits illustrating the professions, trades and industries that contributed to life in a 19th-century Colorado mining town.

Location: PO Box 634, Fairplay Colorado 80440 Telephone 719-836-2387

Other History nearby:
(Golden) Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum & Grave
(Cripple Creek) Cripple Creek Mining District
(Leadville) Healy House
(Golden) Mother Cabrini Shrine
(Fairplay) South Park City
(Fairplay) South Park City Museum

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