Tabor, Horace Austin Warner (1830-1899), a United States prospector who became one of Colorado's "silver barons." He made a fortune from silver mining, but died in poverty.
Gold Rushes, mass movements of people hoping to become rich by mining gold. This precious metal was one of the first to attract the attention of primitive peoples, and because of its appeal the mining of gold since the dawn of civilization has usually been strictly supervised by governments. See more »