Established in 1874, Silverton, Colorado is the little "town that time forgot". Since there was never a major fire, many of the buildings from the era are still in use today, making Silverton a perfect venue for a Victorian weekend.
Sitting at 9,318 feet and ringed by 12 and 13 thousand foot peaks, you can enjoy a quiet getaway, punctuated only by the sound of the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, as it's steam engines come and go.
Learn about life in a mining camp of the Old West as you explore the streets, museum, mines, and a 142 year old cemetery during this special event.
Wear your Victorian finery and travel back to the 1800's when gold and silver mining reigned supreme in Colorado and celebrate the history of Silverton amidst the breathtaking San Juan Mountains, ablaze in its autumn splendor.
Immerse yourself in an entire weekend filled with period activities including; the Miner's Ball, a breakfast "Murder Mystery", a "Haunted Hotel Tour", cemetery tour, talks, a box lunch and an ice cream social.
All proceeds will benefit "Notorious Blair Street" (Blair Street Historic District Association/San Juan County Historical Society).