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At History Colorado, the stages of Denver

Denver: Visions of the Capital City,” on exhibit at History Colorado,” is a fascinating time machine that transports viewers from 1860 to 2020, and beyond. Similar to the Hebrew injunction “Know the previous generations,” this informative four-part journey supplies the where and how behind the places we tread daily. “Building Denver” is divided into “A New City: 1860-1900,” “A Beautiful City: 1900-1940,” “A Contested City: 1940-1980” and “A Great City: 1980-2020.” Anna Mascorella, History Colorado’s Temple Buell associate curator of architecture, the lead exhibit curator and the IJN guide, begins in 1860, after Auraria and Denver City merged into a unified Denver in 1859. A photocopy of the Petition to Extinguish Indian Ownership, published in the Rocky Mountain News in 1859, testifies to the then […]
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