This Week in History: Public gatherings prohibited
October 20, 2018
This week in history as reported by the Summit County Journal 100 years ago.
No dances, picture shows, public meetings or gatherings. Anyone with a cold not to mingle with other people and any suspicious case must not be moved until examined and ordered to do so by the Health Officer. For companies or anyone employing men, do not import any men for the present.
Ordered by the Mayor and Town Board of Breckenridge, Colorado.
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The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance is a nonprofit organization founded to promote and protect Breckenridge's unique heritage. The organization offers year-round guided tours and hikes. Go to BreckHeritage.com or call 970-453-9767 for more information.