Yankee Hill History

Union Sympathizers During Civil War

        Stagecoach Supply Route

                  Colorado's 1st Black Marshall

                             Outlaws and Heros

                                         Ghost Town

"Rumor has it Yankee Hill was named after Union sympathizers that poked around at the ground looking for gold and other precious metals on the hill during the Civil War. Soon, a settlement or more likely a small camp sprang up on the slope and declared itself  the town of “Yankee Hill”.  Very little is known about the earliest days of Yankee Hill, although it is clear that people were there looking for gold as early as 1860."  Read more from the Author...

Jeff Eberle - Author, Historian


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