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  1. Elitch Gardens: 1900-1960

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    May 1, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Today, May 1, 2016 is the 125th anniversary of the first opening day at Elitch Gardens. Happy Anniversary, Elitch’s!!  I’ve …
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  2. P.T. Barnum: Life in Variety

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    February 13, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    In 1882, P.T. Barnum bought 760 acres of land near Denver to use as winter quarters for his circus animals. …
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  3. The Animals of Early Elitch Gardens

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    January 30, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    During its first decades of operation, Elitch’s Gardens was renowned for its animal menagerie. This was due not only to …
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  4. Early Attractions at Elitch’s Gardens

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    January 16, 2015 by Pamela Nowak

    Between 1890 and the first decade of the 1900s, Elitch’s Gardens continued to grow and expand its attractions. Many of …
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  5. 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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  6. Before Elitch Gardens–the early lives of John and Mary Elitch

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    December 19, 2014 by Pamela Nowak

    John Elitch, Jr. was a native of Alabama. Born in 1850, some sources say he was a proud descendent of …
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