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Antiquities Act

Added by yongli on 05/03/2016 - 15:16, last changed on 11/17/2017 - 11:21
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 11/17/2017 - 13:04
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...

Longmont Historic Districts

Added by yongli on 08/25/2017 - 11:32, last changed on 11/16/2017 - 10:36
The East and West Side Historic Districts in Longmont are located east and west of Main Street and south of Longs Peak Avenue. They contain many of the city’s earliest homes. The East Side Historic District includes 67 historic houses and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in...

Staley-Rouse House

Added by yongli on 07/05/2017 - 13:46, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 08:46
Located at 518 Main Street in Frisco , the Staley-Rouse House was built in 1908–9 for William and Alvarena Staley. The house is unique in Colorado for having a first floor made of vertical logs and a second floor of horizontal logs, which gives it a distinctive and easily recognizable look. In 2017...
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