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Georgetown in Clear Creek County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Hotel de Paris

 
 
Hotel de Paris Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, June 2, 2019
1. Hotel de Paris Marker
Inscription.  A Norman inn built in a great silver mining camp by a mysterious Frenchman called Louis Dupuy, opened in 1875, richly furnished from New York ad abroad, it became nationally noted for continental delicacies and the literary bent of its proprietor, a philosopher, social rebel and master cook. Upon his death in 1900, Dupuy was revealed as Adolphe Francois Gerard, a French gentleman and refugee, formerly a journalist in Paris, London and New York.
 
Erected 1954 by The State Historical Society of Colorado and the Colonial Dames Society in Colorado. (Marker Number 12.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 39° 42.356′ N, 105° 41.748′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Colorado, in Clear Creek County. Marker is at the intersection of Sixth Street and Taos, on the right when traveling east on Sixth Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 409 Sixth Street, Georgetown CO 80444, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hotel de Paris, 1875-90 (a few steps from this marker); Star Hook and Ladder Building 1886
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(a few steps from this marker); McClellan Opera House (a few steps from this marker); Cushman Block II, 1872/1875 (within shouting distance of this marker); Forbes Building, ca. 1869 (within shouting distance of this marker); Tucker Brothers Store, ca. 1870 (within shouting distance of this marker); McMurdy-Snetzer Building, 1869 (within shouting distance of this marker); Cushman Block I, 1872 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Hotel de Paris Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, June 2, 2019
2. Hotel de Paris Marker
Landmark 12 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, June 2, 2019
3. Landmark 12 Marker
Hotel de Paris, dedicated 1978 by Georgetown Society, Inc., Town of Georgetown, Colorado Historical Society
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2021, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2021, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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