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Skiing in Chautaqua Meadow (Marker inset photo.) image, Touch for more information
Skiing in Chautaqua Meadow (Marker inset photo.)
Colorado (Boulder County), Boulder — At the Foot of The Slabs
(Left Panel) Climbing -- A Longtime Boulder Passion Scrambling, tramping, hiking, climbing, mountaineering...No matter the name, early Colorado Chautauquans reveled in their outings into the adjacent foothills. In 1908, . . . — Map (db m88253) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Boulder — Boulder County Courthouse Fountain — Renovated in 1998
The fountain was erected in 1936 by the Boulder Lions Club. Its smooth terra cotta cladding and strong vertical lines complement the 1933 Art Deco Style courthouse. The courthouse and fountain were designed by local architect Glen H. Huntington. . . . — Map (db m87600) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Boulder — The Gettysburg Address
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great Civil War, testing whether that nation, . . . — Map (db m87645) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Boulder — L-02-1 — The Holiday Drive-In Marquee 1953
This sign marks the site of The Holiday Drive-In, which operated from 1953 until 1988. Drive-In theaters were popular in the 1950s and 1960s, especially among young families and amorous couples, where films could be viewed from the relative . . . — Map (db m18299) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Boulder — L-90-1 — White-Davis Mercantile Building — 1874
This building was the site of a continuously operated dry goods store from 1874 until the closing of Brooks-Fauber in 1986. It is one of the oldest commercial structures in the downtown historic district. — Map (db m87716) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Lafayette — City Hall — 201 East Simpson Street — Historic Lafayette Walking Tour
1907 - 1985 Construction Complete February, 1907 Cost - $1555.00 — Map (db m120673) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Lafayette — Colorado's Northern Coal Field — Lest We Forget
Colorado's immense northern coal field, centered beneath these rolling hills, contributed to the early development and growth of Colorado and to the birth of nearby towns. Miners and mine owners in this area battled over issues of workers' . . . — Map (db m120145) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Lafayette — 31 — George Bermont House — 203 East Cleveland Street
George Bermont came to Lafayette in 1890
and owned the store at 309 East Simpson. — Map (db m120679) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Lafayette — 2 — Joe Rodwick House — 103 East Simpson Street — Historic Lafayette Walking Tour
One of the first homes built of locally manufactured brick — Map (db m120694) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Lafayette — 6 — Kettle Dry Goods Store — 208 East Simpson Street — Historic Lafayette Walking Tour
Began business in 1909 as a cafe. Operated as a beauty shop from 1934 to 1992. — Map (db m120555) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Lafayette — Mary Miller Historical Mural
This mural is a composite of two historical photographs. One is the 1862 image of our town's founder, Mary Miller with her husband, Lafayette, (D. 1878), for whom she named the town. Mary platted 150 acres and sank the first coal mine shaft in 1887. . . . — Map (db m87606) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Lafayette — Miner's Museum
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m120143) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Lafayette — 5 — Padfield House — 206 East Simpson Street — Historic Lafayette Walking Tour
This home has the original gingerbread intact. — Map (db m120693) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Lafayette — 32 — Peltier House — 107 South Public Road — Historic Lafayette Walking Tour
Peter Peltier built this house in 1900 and opened the Elkhorn Saloon at the north end of this same block — Map (db m120692) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Superior — The Denver-Boulder Turnpike
The Denver-Boulder highway near this marker stands as a memorial to those men of vision who brought it into existence. Planning for such a highway began in 1927 by Professor Roderick L. Downing, whose University engineering students later . . . — Map (db m87611) HM

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