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Term: Colorado Springs

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Located in central Colorado on mesa (height is 1831 meters) at base of Pikes Peak & juncture of Monument & Fountain Creeks; boomed in Cripple Creek gold strikes (1890s); tourism, health resorts & area military installations supported growth. BGN 1943

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American, 1887 - 1944
American, 1895 - 1972
American, 1891 - 1979