“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Georgetown, Colorado

Clickable Map of Clear Creek County, Colorado and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Clear Creek County, CO (15) Gilpin County, CO (11) Grand County, CO (19) Jefferson County, CO (80) Park County, CO (19) Summit County, CO (19)  ClearCreekCounty(15) Clear Creek County (15)  GilpinCounty(11) Gilpin County (11)  GrandCounty(19) Grand County (19)  JeffersonCounty(80) Jefferson County (80)  ParkCounty(19) Park County (19)  SummitCounty(19) Summit County (19)
Location of Georgetown, Colorado
    Clear Creek County (15)
    Gilpin County (11)
    Grand County (19)
    Jefferson County (80)
    Park County (19)
    Summit County (19)
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1Colorado (Clear Creek County), Georgetown — Cornish House, 1892Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District
Thomas Cornish built this elaborate home that combines a French Mansard roof with Italianate and Gothic Revival detailing. It is one of the last homes in Georgetown to display such exuberance in Victorian architectural styles. Cornish came to . . . Map (db m152842) HM
2Colorado (Clear Creek County), Georgetown — Forbes Building, ca. 1869Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District
The construction history of this building is uncertain. A.R. Forbes was an early owner and used the space for his drug store until around 1880, at which time he moved his business to the northwest corner of Alpine (now 6th) and Taos streets. He . . . Map (db m152848) HM
3Colorado (Clear Creek County), Georgetown — Hamill House Museum
Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District Hamill House 1867/1879 The Hamill House represents the height of prosperity achieved during Georgetown's mining era. The centerpiece of Historic Georgetown's properties, this . . . Map (db m69625) HM
4Colorado (Clear Creek County), Georgetown — McMurdy-Snetzer Building, 1869Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District
Attorney John McMurdy built this fine structure for offices; it is one of Georgetown's earliest commercial buildings. Typical of the times, a false front extends above the gable roof, topped by a well-proportioned Italianate cornice. Jacob . . . Map (db m152895) HM
5Colorado (Clear Creek County), Georgetown — 3 — Old Town Jail1883 — Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District —
The town of Georgetown built this small stone jail in the summer of 1883, using steel cells donated by the county. Built at a cost of $700, the stone jail was known for awhile as the "Hotel de Barr," after town Marshall Barr and for the "vertical . . . Map (db m39338) HM
6Colorado (Clear Creek County), Georgetown — Teal Building, 1875Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District
The firm of Teal, Foster, and Co. built this fine brick office building. Brothers George and James Teal and their partner, Ernest Le Neve Foster, were "general mining agents and consulting engineers.” Their ads indicate that they managed . . . Map (db m152849) HM
7Colorado (Clear Creek County), Georgetown — The Story of the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial TunnelsWe went by the book, but the mountain couldn't readR.C. (Rube) Hopper, 1972
Colorado's scenic wonders lured settlers and tourists alike. Geography and weather placed strict limits on travel routes and seasons. Politicians, engineers, and citizens often disagreed about how to cross the Continental Divide. Between 1941 and . . . Map (db m152814) HM
Apr. 23, 2021