Bessemer (Pueblo)

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Bessemer, Colorado was a city in Colorado that was incorporated in 1886.[1] It was one of four adjacent towns settled after the Colorado Gold Rush of 1859.[2] The communities of South Pueblo, Central Pueblo, Pueblo, and Bessemer were later merged to create the modern City of Pueblo, Colorado.[3] Bessemer was an independent city until 1894 and was the last city to join Pueblo.[4] The former community of Bessemer is sometimes now referred to as the Bessemer neighborhood.