San Juan - In the Heart of the Mining Districts

"In conclusion let me say this San Juan country is the greatest mineral section upon the face of the globe." This 1875 letter from a prospector traveling the early mining districts of the San Juan mountains of Colorado briefly describes some of the earliest towns of the area, and gives interesting insight into the mind of a pioneer prospector.
(1875 Newspaper)

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