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16 May

This Week in History — May 16 – May 20, 1916

As reported by the “Summit County Journal” 100 years ago and brought to you by the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance today! —————————————————————————————————————————————————-


Young mining men, W.J. Redford, Paul Hillsdale, A.J. May and C.R. Hill, have formed an association which has taken over the Oro Extension property adjacent to the Wellington. They announced they will sink a shaft to a depth of 300 feet and they will commence work at once.


Fire of unknown origin burned three residences and most…