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Henry S. Persse named Roxborough after the part of Ireland from which his family had emigrated. In 1902 he formed the Roxborough Land Company and planned to develop a resort in the area. The resort never took shape, but Persse's place was a popular destination for his Denver friends.

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Roxborough State Park
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February 19, 2016