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  City of Cripple Creek | Cripple Creek Government
Cripple Creek played an integral role in the rich heritage of Colorado.
In 1890, a ranch hand named Bob Womack discovered gold and Cripple Creek changed forever.
Today, the venerable gold camp has reinvented itself as a full-service tourist destination, all the while preserving and showcasing its rich history.
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  Cripple Creek, Colorado - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cripple Creek, is a city in Teller County, Colorado; it is the county seat.
Cripple Creek is 44 miles north west of Colorado Springs, Colorado on the southern slopes of Pike's Peak.
Cripple Creek is in the Thirtynine Mile volcanic field.
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 Cripple Creek - Colorado Ghost Town
Located not too far west of Colorado Springs, Cripple Creek offers the visitor an excellent opportunity to examine the area that produced more wealth than any other on the face of the earth up to the year 1930-over $400 million in gold.
The calf was crippled causing the rancher to refer to the creek as "Cripple Creek." There are many buildings, mines and other sights suggestive of the town's history for the visitor to enjoy.
Cripple Creek once had a population in excess of 35,000.
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 Grainger Realty - Cripple Creek, Colorado
I owned and operated a brokerage in Cripple Creek from 1989 through part of 2002, sold it and was employed by it until opening Grainger Realty.
Since limited stakes gaming was approved for Cripple Creek in the 1990 Colorado General election, a lot of transaction involving gaming and casino properties have taken place, and I am happy to say that I have been involved in quite a few of those transactions.
If you are considering moving to Cripple Creek and starting a new business, visit the website of the Gold Camp Development Corporation for business loans, demographics and other info.
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 Cripple Creek Colorado Attractions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad departs from its depot next to the museum at Bennett Avenue and Fifth Street.
Mueller State Park located north of Cripple Creek on Hwy 67 anchors at the west side of Pikes Peak and extends over 5,000 acres across some of the most gorgeous land in the state.
Cripple Creek is minutes from the 1,105,704-acre Pike National Forest.
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 Welcome to Cripple Creek, Colorado!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cripple Creek is located 48 miles west of Colorado Springs, Colorado at an elevation of 9,591 feet.
Rumors of "color" on the Womack Ranch, owned by Bob's uncle, were largely ignored until Bob rode to Colorado City (now Colorado Springs) and went on a binge, celebrating his new wealth.
The Cripple Creek Chamber of Commerce serves the town of Cripple Creek and surrounding area.
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 Cripple Creek Colorado
As a counter move the federation went to Cripple Creek and served notice upon the mine owners who were shipping ore to Colorado City that the mills were ""unfair"" and that such shipments must be discontinued.
In his opinion, the strike of the W.F.M. in the Cripple Creek District was unjust and reflected neither the wishes nor the needs of the miners.
And that was the end of the Western Federation of Miners and the reign of terror in Cripple Creek.
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 Cripple Creek, Colorado (Cities)
Cripple Creek is the seat of Teller County, named for a local creek thats banks were so steep that cows were known to break their legs trying to get water.
The discovery of gold in the area in 1891 established the town, and by 1901 it was a major gold mining center with a population of about 50,000.
Cripple Creek is just west of Colorado Springs.
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 The 1893 - 1894 Cripple Creeek District Labor Strike
Placer miners equipped with pans and sluices at gold-laced Cripple Creek, Colorado in 1892.
He was seized in Colorado Springs and taken out of town, where tar and feathers were applied all over his body.
Pressured by Governor Waite to accept the unions demands, Cripple Creek mine owners began to prepare for the next conflict.
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 Cripple Creek Colorado Casinos
Cripple Creek is still an old west gold town, complete with casinos, saloons, slots, poker and fljack.
While Black Hawk, Colorado seems to have drifted more to the larger more vegas style casinos, Cripple Creek has maintained its gold mining town feel.
Cripple Creek is our favorite "all-around casino" town.
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 Cripple Creek, Colorado
Cripple Creek Web Cam, showing Bennett Ave., the main street in town
View of Cripple Creek from the mountain pass on Highway 67.
It used to be a train station, with living quarters on the third floor.
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Located in historic Cripple Creek, Colorado, surrounded by the incredible natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains, The Double Eagle Conference Center is the perfect site for your next corporate meeting, company banquet, or even a family wedding.
Each meeting facility in casinos cripple creek colorado this state of the art conference facility is equipped with wireless high-speed internet and audio-visual technology specifically designed for your presentation needs.
We invite your meeting casinos cripple creek colorado planner to enjoy a complementary overnight stay (Sunday through Thursday, excluding holidays) so that he or she may tour the facilities and see for themselves why the Double Eagle Conference Center is perfect for your next meeting, seminar, holiday party, award ceremony, or company banquet.
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Cripple Creek Colorado BPOE 316 Medal Token Coin
Colorado Grande RARE GOLD $1.00 token Cripple Creek, Co
Colorado railroad lot - Moffat Rd, Cripple Creek, etc.
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 Cripple Creek Maps - Colorado MapSite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cripple Creek, Colorado area map produced by the Colorado MapSite team from Census Relief data.
Cripple Creek, Colorado area map produced by the Colorado MapSite team from USGS Relief data.
Cripple Creek, Colorado city map produced by the Colorado MapSite team from USGS Relief data.
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 Cripple Creek, Colorado Ghosts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In the high country beyond Pike's Peak is the Cripple Creek Mining District, dotted with historic mine shafts, head frames, and tumbling down miners cabins.
In fact, there are so many tales of spirits wandering this historic town, that at one time boasted one homicide per day, some say it is the one of the most haunted cities in the United States.
This rare book was written in 1949 and explores over 200 ghost towns and mining communities that the author personally visited in Colorado.
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 Attractions in Cripple Creek, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Cripple Creek is one of three cities in the state approved for limited-stakes gambling.
The cemetery was established in 1892 and currently has more than 200 known "residents." Mt. Pisgah remains a natural site, with many species of native plants and wild flowers.
Six miles down the road from Cripple Creek is the gold mining town of Victor.
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 Cripple Creek Colorado
Cripple Creek is one of three Colorado cities to have limited-stakes gambling.
At the turn of the century, assay offices were as prevalent as grocery stores and everyone it seemed came to Cripple Creek and Victor to make a fortune from the earth, or from some related service.
Cripple Creek and Victor Gold Mining Co., a subsidiary of Anglo Gold, operates the largest open pit and heap leach gold mine in the state of Colorado.
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 Cripple Creek, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The town of Cripple Creek is located in an extremely scenic area.
So now, Cripple Creek is still a nice drive (especially in the fall when the aspen change color) but there is something to do now, when you get there!
Pikes Peak lies between Cripple Creek and Victor (on one side) and Colorado Springs (on the other side).
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 Cripple Creek, Colorado Travel Information
The Pikes Peak Heritage Center at Cripple Creek introduces visitors to the region’s fascinating history, recreation opportunities and cultural attractions.
The Cripple Creek area offers several horseback riding opportunities from thirty minutes to all day.
Cripple Creek is truly in the heart of history!
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The conference facility has its own designated kitchen to ensure cripple creek your event’s dining excellence, as well as 25 linens selections to coordinate with your event’s theme or color scheme.
Cripple Creek, Colorado is a great place to visit any time of year.
Revisit the 1890's gold rush days that made Cripple Creek famous through the city's first class attractions, theater and museums.
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 Cripple Creek, Colorado: Gambling In The World's Greatest Gold Camp!
In October 1890, he discovered gold in Poverty Gulch (now Cripple Creek, Colorado), starting a rush that caught the attention of the world.
The ore Womack dug from the earth sent the fever through thousands of souls and has created a National Park Service recognized National Historic District that draws tourists from around the world.
Today gold mining is still in full swing as the state's largest gold mine surface operation takes shape between Cripple Creek and Victor.
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 Cripple Creek, Colorado Camping Vacation, Cripple Creek/Colorado Springs W. Campground in Colorado - KOA in Cripple ...
It is always fun to look for the donkeys that have roamed around Cripple Creek for years.
The kampground is located centrally to the Colorado Springs/Pike's Peak area attractions as well as the Royal Gorge Country attractions, each area being 45 minutes to one hour away.
Colorado Springs/Manitou Springs Cog Railway, Flying W Ranch in Colorado Springs, Royal Gorge Route Train, Echo Canyon or other rafting companies in the Royal Gorge area.
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 Cripple Creek Colorado Addiction Resources
The largest increase occurred among young adults aged 18 to 25.
Cripple Creek Colorado Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs and Addiction Treatment Centers
Clinics and Medical Centers in Cripple Creek Colorado
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 Cripple Creek Cam page.
he video camera for the Cripple Creek Cam™ Web Page runs 24 hours a day, and the image is updated approximately once a minute with the weather updated every five minutes.
After you've checked out Cripple Creek, visit KKTV-11 for Southern Colorado's latest News, Weather, and Sports updated daily along with Programming Schedules and much more!
No part of this document may be reproduced without the express written permission of CCCam.
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 Cripple Creek Hotels: Read Cripple Creek Hotel Reviews and Compare Prices - TripAdvisor
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 Cripple Creek, Colorado (80813) Conditions & Forecast : Weather Underground
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 Convention and Visitors Bureau   Cripple Creek, Colorado, apartments, motels, jobs
Convention and Visitors Bureau Cripple Creek, Colorado, apartments, motels, jobs
Cripple Creek, Colorado Tourist, Visitor and Convention Information
Cripple Creek, CO official visitor bureau website: www.cripple-creek.co.us
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 Cripple Creek Schools
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 Cripple Creek Colorado Vacation Rentals, CO
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 Restaurants Cripple Creek, Colorado
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