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Adams County

Added by yongli on 12/28/2015 - 13:42, last changed on 12/09/2018 - 16:34

Rocky Mountain Arsenal

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Adams County, named after former Colorado Governor Alva Adams , encompasses 1,184 square miles in northeast Colorado. A long, irregular rectangle, the county stretches across the plains from its western boundary north of Denver to its eastern edge at the intersection of US Route 36 and Meridian...

Denver, Laramie, & Northwestern Railroad

Added by yongli on 08/30/2016 - 12:15, last changed on 11/11/2019 - 10:52
The Denver, Laramie, & Northwestern Railroad Company (DL&NW) was a small firm that planned to link Denver and Seattle by rail in the early twentieth century. The company’s history serves as an example of the pitfalls of running a small railroad company in the western United States at a time...

Fitzsimons General Hospital

Added by yongli on 11/06/2015 - 13:22, last changed on 02/20/2019 - 15:47
Established east of Denver in 1918, Fitzsimons General Hospital was originally established as an army hospital specializing in treating soldiers infected with tuberculosis during World War I. After struggling with small budgets and the threat of closure, the facility expanded with the addition of a...

Given Institute

Added by yongli on 05/24/2017 - 16:30, last changed on 12/09/2017 - 01:07
The Given Institute was an International Style conference and laboratory building designed by Harry Weese and built in 1972 at 100 East Francis Street in Aspen . Built on land that formerly belonged to Elizabeth Paepcke near Hallam Lake, the building was owned by the University of Colorado and used...
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