Monthly Archives: September 2016

Jeeping adventures

Off-roading on local trails to enjoy the fall weather and colors By Aaron Storms Needing a change of pace from the office and computers, there’s nothing like getting out on the trails in the Jeep, motorcycles, or ATV’s and enjoying … Continue reading

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ATV problems in the Central City cemetery district

Gilpin County Commissioners Workshop By Randy Beaudette Torn down signs, long term camping, and trash that litters the ground, that was what was described to the Gilpin County Commissioners in the September 20th “Cemetery Camping” workshop meeting.

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The Face on the Barroom Floor

At the Teller House Hotel in Central City – Part 3 of 3 By Beth Simmons, Ph.D. Continued from last week, where a case is being made by Dr. Simmons that the real beauty queen of Central City and the … Continue reading

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A tailing tale of a presidential visit

To Black Hawk and Central City By Maggie Magoffin With this year’s Presidential election fast approaching, this article from the May 2016 issue of Gilpin Historical Society’s The Nugget seems quite timely.

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Turning Back the Pages

30 years ago – October 3, 1986 It looks like there will be a three-way race for mayor in Central City at the November 4 municipal election. Monday, J.D. Corelli took out a petition to run for mayor. To get … Continue reading

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4th Annual Hot Rod Hill Climb

Comes to Central City in a Big Way! By Aaron Storms Vintage 1950’s hot rods were spotted on Thursday, September 15th converging on Central City and Black Hawk from all over the state and beyond, causing the community to wonder … Continue reading

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2016 Gilpin Art Studio Tour

Art Is a Process By David Josselyn The leaves are turning in Gilpin County which means it was time for the annual Gilpin Art Studio Tour. This was the fifth year for the tour in which local artists opened up … Continue reading

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The Face on the Barroom Floor

At the Teller House Hotel in Central City – Part 2 of 3 By Beth Simmons, Ph.D. (continued from 9/15/2016) In yet another story told in 1967 by Jack Foster in the Rocky Mountain News, Davis had “the lines of … Continue reading

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Eagles’ football team trounces Caliche 46-14

Austin Boulter Player of the Game for Gilpin with 4 TD’s by Patty Unruh First Win for Gilpin Football Gilpin High School shut out the Caliche Buffaloes 46-14 in a home non-league football battle last Saturday, September 17. It’s the … Continue reading

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A tailing tale of John Rollins

Entrepreneur Extraordinaire and Founder of Rollinsville By Maggie Magoffin John Q. A. Rollins was born on June 16, 1816. His father was a Baptist preacher and his mother was a strong Christian woman. John, consequently, received strict religious training and … Continue reading

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