03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Former gold mine becomes Summit County open space

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - A former gold mine near Copper Mountain is now in the hands of Summit County after years of open-space negotiations. The county bought the 129-acre mine for $900,000. The land in an area called Mayflower Gulch was bought from Florentine Vantine, of Florida, who

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