All Aboard!

Head up to Georgetown for some historic fun.

Nothing says Colorado history like mining, and no place says it better than Georgetown, which celebrates our storied past every year with the annual Historic Georgetown Railroad & Mining Days event. Today and tomorrow, the picturesque mountain town holds a celebration on Sixth Street, featuring rides on the Georgetown Loop Railroad; tours of the Lebanon Silver Mine; river-rafting; ATV tours; a professional pack-burro race; an old-time fiddle contest; live music and storytelling; kids' activities such as a kids' burro race, a petting zoo, games and contests, face painting, model trains and a Thomas the Tank Engine play station. In addition, all of Georgetown's unique shops and restaurants will be open for perusing and munching.

Grab the family and make a day of it: Georgetown is located on I-70, west of Idaho Springs and east of Silver Plume. For information, visit
May 24-25, 2008

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