Not Many People Know The Story Behind This Iconic Colorado Location

You have seen the jaw-dropping pictures and have maybe even hiked to it yourself, but do you know the story behind one of the most easy-to-recognize and most photographed spots in Colorado? If you are like me, you do not, which is why I am excited to share what I learned about the history of the iconic Crystal Mill!

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Did you know the history behind this Colorado icon? Have you visited Crystal Mill for yourself? Share your experiences with us in the comments below!

Learn even more about little-known Colorado history by checking out our previous article: Here Are The 12 Oldest Towns In Colorado… And They’re Loaded With History.