Vicksburg Mining Camp Interpretive Site, CO

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Vicksburg Mining Camp Interpretive Site

Vicksburg was founded in 1867 after prospectors from Leadville camping out in the Clear Creek Canyon lost their burros. The burros had wandered down the creek and when the miners found their pack animals...[more]



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Vicksburg Mining Camp is located 15 miles northwest of Buena Vista on State Route 390.

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