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By Linda Bjorklund

discover Fairplay from the start with neighborhood historian Linda Bjorklund as she strains the town's tale via Spanish settlers, early American executive, Union-Confederate tensions and sleek improvement. even if Fairplay's extraordinary gold and silver increase was once lowered to ash in a single day in 1873, a powerful neighborhood overcame history's demanding situations and preserved its treasures. From the preferred annual Burro Days to the lifestyle Museum, Fairplay offers parents an opportunity to rejoice and relive its wealthy mining background via festivities and time-capsule constructions comparable to the final shop, drugstore, financial institution, summer season Brewery and summer time Saloon.

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