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Gold Hill

Added by yongli on 05/03/2017 - 16:54, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 20:47

Early Gold Hill

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Gold Hill was established in 1859 as the first permanent mining camp in the Colorado mountains. Located at an elevation of about 8,300 feet in Boulder County , the town experienced several booms and busts before settling into a small-scale tourist economy in the twentieth century. Today Gold Hill—...

Manitou Springs Spa Building

Added by yongli on 05/04/2017 - 16:12, last changed on 08/26/2017 - 16:15
The Manitou Springs Spa Building stands on top of Soda (or Manitou) Spring on the north bank of Fountain Creek in downtown Manitou Springs . The three-story Spanish Colonial Revival building was built in 1920 to help revive Manitou’s sagging health tourism industry by offering modern mineral water...

State Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home

Added by yongli on 02/01/2017 - 14:51, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 06:51
Located east of Monte Vista in the San Luis Valley (3694 Sherman Ave, Monte Vista, Colorado), the State Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home was established in 1889 as a home for aging and disabled Civil War veterans in Colorado. The facility grew over the years to include cottages, apartments, social...

Willowcroft Manor

Added by yongli on 05/05/2017 - 13:42, last changed on 09/17/2017 - 01:07
Willowcroft Manor was built in 1884 as the home of Littleton -area pioneer Joseph W. Bowles. Designed by early Colorado architect Robert S. Roeschlaub , the two-story stone house was on Bowles’s property near the southwest corner of what is now West Bowles Avenue (which was named for Bowles) and...
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