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Denver in Denver County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Origins

Wall Street of the Rockies

 

Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado

 
Origins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
1. Origins Marker
Inscription.  Clark, Gruber and Company printed gold notes as well as producing $2.50, $5 and $20 gold pieces.

After private mints were outlawed in 1864, the federal government took over the job as the Denver Mint.

Clark, Gruber and Co. evolved to become the First National Bank of Denver, which was located in the Equitable Building.
 
Erected by Walk of Fame International. (Marker Number 12e.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wall Street of the Rockies marker series.
 
Location. 39° 44.806′ N, 104° 59.501′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 17th Street and Stout Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 717 17th Street, Denver CO 80202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shock Treatment (a few steps from this marker); E is for Equitable (within shouting distance of this marker); The Barnes Dance (within shouting distance of this marker); Boom and Bust
Origins Marker in sidewalk at bottom of photo. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
2. Origins Marker in sidewalk at bottom of photo.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Stock Market Crash of 1929 (within shouting distance of this marker); Misery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Solid Investment (about 300 feet away); March On (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
 
Also see . . .  Wall Street of the Rockies website on the marker. (Submitted on June 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Government & PoliticsNotable Buildings
 
The Equitable Building, where the First National Bank of Denver was located. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 9, 2019
3. The Equitable Building, where the First National Bank of Denver was located.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 93 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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