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  1. Prostitution on the Frontier (Part One)

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    November 6, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    On the American frontier, in 1849, the ratio of men to women was 100:2. It was no wonder that the …
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  2. Streets of Denver

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    October 30, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    This week, I’m exploring the streets of Denver. Many of the streets in Lower Downtown (LoDo) were named for town …
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  3. Barney L. Ford’s Legacy

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    October 23, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Cheyenne and Denver share a unique history in their respective InterOcean Hotels. Both hotels were owned by African-American Barney L. …
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  4. Denver’s Byers-Evans House

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    October 16, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Another of Denver’s great house museums is the Byers-Evans House, known as “Victoria.” William Byers, publisher of the Rocky Mountain …
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  5. Denver’s Molly Brown House

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    October 9, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Denver’s “Molly Brown House” was designed by architect William Lang in 1886. The Queen Anne style house, located at 1340 …
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  6. A Summary of Denver’s Native American History

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    October 2, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Native Americans have inhabited the area that is now Colorado for more than 13,000 years. The earliest archaeological evidence of …
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  7. Fashion during the First Decade of the Twentieth Century

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    June 12, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    The twentieth century marked changes in fashion. Having researched Victorian fashion for years, I could have rattled off detail after …
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  8. The Legacy of Mary Elitch Long

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    May 8, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Mary Elitch Long brought her own personality and grace to Elitch Gardens. Long known as the “Lady of the Gardens,” …
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  9. Pullman Car History

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    April 10, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    The Cumberland Valley Railroad introduced sleeping cars around 1838 (some sources say 1836). These early cars were primative, with three …
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  10. Cheyenne Signing Rescheduled

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    September 14, 2013 by Pamela Nowak

    We have opted to reschedule my Cheyenne signing at Barnes and Noble. The new date is Saturday, Sept. 28, 1-4 p.m. …
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