African Americans of Denver
ISBN: 0738556254
EAN13: 9780738556253
Language: English
Publication Date: May 12, 2008
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 0.3" H x 9.1" L x 6.4" W
Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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The city of Denver was born during the great Pikes Peak or Bust gold rush of 1859 when flakes of placer gold were found where the South Platte River meets Cherry Creek. With the discovery of more gold, Denver became a boomtown, and African American pioneers began to arrive in search of prosperity and a better future. Initially, Denver s African Americans lived scattered throughout the city and in the Cherry Creek area. By the late 1890s, most had relocated to the Five Points Neighborhood. Many worked in Denver during the week and farmed their homesteads in Dearfield on the weekends. They often spent their holidays at Winks Lodge and summers at Camp Nizhone.

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