Ten Clear Creek County, CO Mining Stock Certificates

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Ten Clear Creek County, CO Mining Stock Certificates
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"Clear Creek County sits on the eastern slope of the Continental Divide, 30 miles and 3,000 feet above Denver.The creek (originally known as Vasquez fork) held the flakes of gold which drew miners to the mountains early in 1859.Gold and silver mining would be the early draw to the area followed quickly by tourists interested in the high peaks and cool air of the area around the Continental Divide. Towns soon developed with Georgetown outgrowing rival Idaho Springs to claim the county seat.The silver mines of Silver Plume created a booming miner’s community while Empire balanced gold mining with its growing role as gateway to Berthoud Pass and the Middle Park area of central Colorado.By the mid-1880s the county’s population topped 7,800, only to drop to 2,100 by the 1930s as the economics of hard metal mining quieted the hammers and drills." from clearcreeksheriff.us/Index.aspx?NID=175. 1) Silver Ledge Consolidated Mining issued to GS Clark #8 500 shares, signed by president Benson. 2) Colorado & New England Mining issued to BW Robinson #304 1884 100 shares.,Georgetown, CO, signed by president Drew 3) Idaho Springs Home Mining and Investment issued to SM Smith 1903 #19 2500 shares, incorporated in CO signed by president Frashin 4) Git Edge Mining and Milling issued to Joshephine Caramine? 1896 #3 100 shares, signed by president Cheney, incorporated in CO, mines in Lincoln District 5) Unadilla Mining Co. issued to Charles Roberts 1880 #3346 100 shares, incorporated in NY, signed by president White 6) Imperial Consolidated Mining issued to Oliver Dowd 1919 #1566 50 shares signed by president Wilcox, incorporated in AZ 7) Hyland Mining and Milling issued to John Plumb? 1902 #76 250 Shares, signed by president Nichols incorporated in CO 8) Benton Gold and Silver Mining issued to Samuel Crawford 1879 #94 50 shares, signed by president Calkins, incorporated in IL 9)Fulton Gold Mining of Colorado u/i 10) Gold Exploration Co. issued to WB Johnson 1899 #98 65 shares, signed by president Watters (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Clear Creek County, Colorado HWAC# 58728