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The Colonnade of Civic Benefactors, #2, William C. Bradbury

William C. Bradbury The second name on the Colonnade of Civic Benefactors is William C. Bradbury (1849-1925).  Bradbury ran away from home, at 14, to become a Drummer Boy in … Continue reading

October 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Colonnade of Civic Benefactors, #1, John C. Shaffer

John C. Shaffer I finished researching all the names on the Pioneer Monument.  My plan was to start on the buildings of Civic Center but, instead I decided to research … Continue reading

October 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

736 Pearl, by JUDY STALNAKER, PhD. The Foster-McCaulley-Symes-French Consulate House

Fellow Historian, Judy Stalnaker PhD, asked if I would share this article about her research on the house at 736 Pearl Street, Denver, Colorado.  I was honored that she asked … Continue reading

October 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Denver, Colorado Blizard of 1982. Congratulations, Chris Agee, to the promotion to head of CU Denver History Department!

Here is a paper I wrote for Chris Agee’s History Class in 2010.  It is timely, as we are in another mayoral run off election.   I recieved an Email from … Continue reading

May 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Crafting a Walking Tour, Power Point Presentation.

I did this presentation at the Aurora History Museum for the Stanley Market Place docents.  They will be starting tours soon.         Crafting and a historic tour … Continue reading

April 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Pioneer Monument Subscriber #37 Phillip Zang

Pioneer Monument, Subscriber # 37 Phillip Zang The last individual name on the Pioneer Monument is Phillip Zang (1826-1899).  Zang was born in Bavaria Germany.  He came to the United … Continue reading

March 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Power Point Presentation, Personalities of Capitol Hill

Here is a presentation I did 3/2/2019 for the Capitol Hill Walking Tour Docents People of Capitol Hill, Denver-Master Copy  

March 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Denver History, Power Point Presentation

This is a one hour lecture I did for Historic Denver New Docent Class, 1-26-2019 The purpose to post this is so the names and dates are available.   history … Continue reading

January 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Pioneer Subcriber, #36, Thomas F. Walsh

Thomas F. Walsh, 36th name on the Pioneer Monument list of subscribers. Thomas Francis Walsh was a prospector that struck it rich.  Walsh came from Ireland to the United States … Continue reading

December 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Pioneer Monument, Subscriber #35, Henry R. Wolcott

Henry Roger Wolcott, Pioneer Monument Subscriber #35 Henry R. Wolcott is another Colorado transplant that made it big in the new territory.  Wolcott was born in 1846.  He arrived in … Continue reading

November 19, 2018 · Leave a comment