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  1. Denver’s Brown Palace

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    September 25, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Denver’s Brown Palace Hotel opened in 1892, a crowning achievement for owner Henry Cordes Brown. Brown settled in Denver in 1860 …
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  2. The Early Denver Zoo

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    September 4, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    The Denver Zoo was established in 1896, its creation spurred by a decades long love of menageries by local residents. …
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  3. 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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  4. Launching Stars

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    March 6, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

       Many later-famous actors got their starts in summer stock theatre. Summer Stock refers to a company with a set …
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  5. The Great Balloon

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    February 27, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Ivy Baldwin’s balloon was a popular attraction at Elitch’s Gardens in the early 1900s but development of ballooning began years …
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  6. The First Decade of Elitch Gardens

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    January 9, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    The first decade Elitch’s Gardens was in operation was full of change. This was true for both Mary Elitch and …
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