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Call for Nominations for the Theobald Award!

The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance is pleased to announce the 4th annual Theobald Award and will be accepting nominations through May 1st. This award will honor a person, business or project that has made an outstanding contribution the preservation of Breckenridge’s history. CLICK HERE for more information about the award including nomination criteria and the nomination form.

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30 March

This Week in Breck History: March 30-April 3, 1915

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

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Monday

The gold brick season for the Breckenridge district is opening up again. The dredges will soon get down to business and be turning out bricks so big and heavy they are all that one man cares to handle.

Tuesday

F.G. Richardson of Tacoma, WA was here this week and looked over the Sallie Barber property. It…

30 March

This Week in Breck History: March 23-27, 1915

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

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Monday

Gold ore has been struck on the fifth level of the Juniata and they are now drifting on the vein. No assay has yet been made on the recent strike, but it appears to be pretty good stuff.

Tuesday

Jack Wilson and son, Charley, who have been doing some work near Lincoln were caught by a…

17 March

This Week in Breck History: March 16-20, 1915

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

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Monday

The Empire Zinc company of Howe, Illinois is buying the output of the Wellington. The mines and the mills of the Wellington company are now in splendid condition and giving satisfactory returns.

Tuesday

George C. Smith is a master in the art of window dressing and had an appropriate window on St. Patrick’s day. The high…

09 March

This Week in Breck History: March 9-13, 1915

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

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Monday

Present conditions, in the financial world, should stimulate claim owners to greater efforts in the opening of gold bearing properties. If there ever was a time when gold mining should flourish and prosper we have it with us now.

Tuesday

It is in the duty of all who are interested in the welfare of the Breckenridge…

02 March

This Week in Breck History: March 2-6, 1915

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

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Monday

In the next few months, but not later than May 1st, the Tonopah Placer company will begin construction of a half-million dollar hydro-electric power plant. A dam will be built at Mohawk Lakes and the water piped to a point near the company’s office.

Tuesday

The American doctor who is denouncing the bath as an evil…