Breckenridge, Colorado

Breckenridge, Colorado (HM13CJ)

Location: Breckenridge, CO 80424 Summit County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.627', W 106° 2.685'

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National Historic District

— Established 1859 —

You've just stepped into Colorado's Kingdom - a delightful trip back in time with all of today's modern conveniences and amenities. Here you'll find one of the world's premier resorts with outstanding four-season activities to please everyone's taste for adventure and recreation. Winter offers alpine and Nordic skiing, ice skating, sleigh rides, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. When the snow melts, golf, tennis, bicycle, hiking, and music enthusiasts alike flock to the area to take advantage of our facilities, the beautiful mountain scenery and special programs and events held here. The town offers an abundant selection of lodges, hotels, condominiums, modern inns and cozy bed and breakfasts. There are nearly 100 restaurants and nightspots, and hundreds of shops and boutiques. More information and assistance can be obtained from the information centers on Maine Street.

Getting Around
Traveling in and around Breckenridge and Summit County is easy, whether you choose a trolley, a bus, a car, a bicycle or your waling shoes. During the winter and summer seasons, several trolleys operate with stops strategically located throughout the Town. You'll find a map and schedule at each trolley stop. The summit Stage bus system provided transportation to other points in the county. For travel to destinations downtown and around Breckenridge, there's no more enjoyable or convenient mode of travel than a bicycle ride or a leisurely stroll along the area's lengthy network of bicycle and pedestrian pathways.

History
The town's rich history is evident everywhere you look. Approximately 250 historic structures make up our proud community, providing the backdrop for our National Register Historic District. Most of the historic buildings here date from a span of eight decades, beginning with Breckenridge's' settlement in 1860 as a mining town through the shutdown of the last dredge mining operations in 1942. Self guided walking tours are an excellent way for visitors to experience the charm and grace of our Town's celebrated past. For those interested in taking a look inside some of the buildings and learning more about the area's history, guided tours are available through the Summit County Historical Society.

Historic Walking Tour
1 — Exchange Building, 100 South Ridge Street, 1880
2 — Old Court House, 208 Lincoln Avenue, 1909
3 — Edwin Carter Museum, 111 North Ridge Street, 1875
4 — Father Dyer Church, 310 Wellington Road, 1880
5 — Milne Historic Park, 102 North Harris Street, Milne 1904, Eberlein 1877, Briggle 1896
6 — Colorado Mountain College, 103 South Harris Street, 1909
7 — St. John's Church, 100 South French Street, 1880
8 — St. Mary's Church, 109 South French Street, 1880
9 — Barney Ford House, 200 South Main Street, 1882
10 — Theobald Office Building, 306 South Main Street, 1892
11 — The Masons Hall, 136 South Main Street, 1892
12 — Finding Hardware Store, 120 South Main Street, 1885
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HM NumberHM13CJ
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 11:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 410143 N 4370245
Decimal Degrees39.47711667, -106.04475000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.627', W 106° 2.685'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 37.62" N, 106° 2' 41.10" W
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Area Code(s)970, 303
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 540 CO-9, Breckenridge CO 80424, US
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