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Antiquities Act

Added by yongli on 05/03/2016 - 15:16, last changed on 12/01/2016 - 08:29
The Antiquities Act, enacted in 1906, was the United States’ first federal law recognizing the importance and value of the places and objects that represent the country’s history and prehistory. The act provided for protection of archaeological and historic sites, and gave the President authority...

Larimer Square

Added by yongli on 08/29/2016 - 15:52, last changed on 05/02/2017 - 15:39
Located in the heart of downtown Denver , Larimer Square refers to the 1400 block of Larimer Street, which was named for the city’s founder and served as its main street for more than three decades. By the 1890s, Sixteenth Street became the city’s top commercial address and Larimer Street began a...
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