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Elizabeth Byers

Updated 2020-05-27
  • Elizabeth Byers

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    After coming to Denver in 1859, Elizabeth Byers spent her life building the safety net and institutions that helped turn the city from a rough mining-supply town to a flourishing state capital.
    Elizabeth Byers
  • Byers-Evans House

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    In the 1880s, Byers and her husband, William, lived in a house they built at West Thirteenth Avenue and Bannock Street. They called it "Victoria," but it is now known as the Byers-Evans House for the two families who lived there.
    Byers-Evans House
  • Byers Family in South Denver

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    Elizabeth Byers (far left) and William Byers (center) spent the last years of their lives at their estate in South Denver, in the neighborhood now known as Speer. Here they sit on their steps with their son Frank (center right) and his wife (center left), along with son-in-law William Robinson (far right).
    Byers Family in South Denver
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