National and State Register

Telluride Historic District

San Miguel County

The district encompasses most of the original town and is significant for its association with the settlement of the western frontier and the development of metal mining. 

A view of a building with orange walls, arched windows and hipped roof with dormer coming out of the center. There is an elevated pediment entrance with covered stairway on the left.

Telluride Historic District (Miner's Union Hospital photograph.)

The architecture of its approximately 300 contributing buildings is representative of 19th century western mining "boom town" construction.  The property is associated with the Mining Industry in Colorado Multiple Property Submission.