Congress, Colorado

Congress, Colorado ca. 1883
Congress, Colorado ca. 1883

Congress History

Not much is known about the town of Congress in the Red Mountain District. It was one of the many towns that were established during the Red Mountain mining boom but faded as other towns rose to prominence.

Congress had a post office 1883-1884.

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Colorado Mining Photos

Placer mines at Cripple Creek, Colorado ca. 1892

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