Video history of Black Hawk, Colorado - "City of Mills"
This is a great video on the history of Black Hawk, Colorado the "City of Mills" - located in Historic Gilpin County. This short video is narrated by Baxter Black and contains a history from the first gold-strike in Black Hawk through the modern casino history. For a written history check out the Colorado Gambling Forums: Historic Black Hawk Colorado which was written by the Gilpin County Historic Society.
Some interesting facts about the historic City of Black Hawk:
Today there are only 65 residences left in the city.
All are historic houses have been fully restored.
All of the Black Hawk's goverment buildings are in historic structures.
Black Hawk's casinos make up nearly 75% of Colorado's gambling revenue.
Black Hawk has been fueding with neigboring Central City for over 100 years!