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Colorado Historical MarkersPlacer Inn - Idaho Springs, CO

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Once a restaurant - again a restaurant!

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: 9/24/2015

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This building still is a retail location, but now it is the Wild Grape

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersDonnellys - Idaho Springs, CO

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Beautiful stained glass heralds the name of the owners

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/2/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersCarnegie Library - Idaho Springs, CO

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One of the few remaining Carnegie financed library buildings remaining in Colorado

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/2/2011

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersArrastra - Idaho Springs, CO

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Reproduction of an 'Arrastra', an early tool to crush gold ore

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/1/2011

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersTurner Building - Idaho Springs, CO

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This beautiful building is currently vacant.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersMiners and Merchants Bank - Idaho Springs, CO

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The owner purposely chose light colored brick to differentiate his building from the other red brick buildings

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersBrUNSWICK FLAT - Idaho Springs, CO

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BrUNSWICK FLAT has a colorful history that includes dry goods, barbershop, grocers and a 'red light' on top of the building to notify the police officer of emergencies

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/2/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersMead and Cooper - Idaho Springs, CO

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While we think of mining towns money in gold, services such as sewing and jewelry were also in demand.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersMining Exchange Building - Idaho Springs, CO

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The assayer was critical to the success of mining boom towns

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date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersPlummer Building - Idaho Springs, CO

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Henry Plummer became one of the founding fathers of Idaho Springs

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersMethodist Church - Idaho Springs, CO

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Originally constructed in 1880, additions date from 1905. Slight variations in the brick work serve as evidence of the building’s expansion to meet the changing needs of a growing congregation.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/1/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersIdaho Springs Opera House - Idaho Springs, CO

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This building was formerly an movie theater and vaudeville stage.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersFirst National Bank - Idaho Springs, CO

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One of the first banks in Idaho Springs, it is once again a bank!

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersNormandeau/Rohner Building - Idaho Springs, CO

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This building was erected in 1881 and expanded in 1906.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/2/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersCharlie Tayler Water Wheel - Idaho Springs, CO

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Iconic water wheel of Idaho Springs was used in the recovery of gold from ore

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/1/2011

last visited: 7/9/2018

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Colorado Historical MarkersWilson Building (Masonic Lodge) - Idaho Springs, CO

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Originally built as a hotel, this lodge celebrated their centennial in 1961. Their 150th year will be this year, 2011.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/9/2011

last visited: 8/20/2012

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Colorado Historical MarkersGrass Valley Schoolhouse - Idaho Springs, CO

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The Grass Valley Schoolhouse is now the City Hall and Police Department

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location: Colorado

date approved: 12/29/2010

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersNarrow Gauge Railroad - Idaho Springs, CO

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A series of four plaques explaining narrow gauge and the accompanying locomotive and coach

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location: Colorado

date approved: 12/31/2010

last visited: 7/9/2018

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Colorado Historical MarkersByway to Adventure - Idaho Springs, CO

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Kiosk at the Clear Creek Ranger Station.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/1/2011

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersJackson Monument - Idaho Springs, CO

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George A. Jackson, a prospector and miner, was instrumental in the development of the Colorado gold rush and mining industry through the mid to late-1800s.

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location: Colorado

date approved: 12/25/2012

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersWhere the Gold Rush Began and Gateway to Mt. Evans - Idaho Springs, CO

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Kiosk explores 'Where the Gold Rush Began' and 'Gateway to Mt. Evans'

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location: Colorado

date approved: 1/1/2011

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Colorado Historical MarkersSteve Canyon - Idaho Springs, CO

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Steve Canyon was a popular 'All American Airman' during the Cold War

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location: Colorado

date approved: 12/29/2010

last visited: 7/9/2018

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Colorado Historical MarkersCentral City Narrative - Central City, CO

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These five plaques provide a narrative of Central City's existence before and after mining

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location: Colorado

date approved: 7/28/2010

last visited: 6/20/2013

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Colorado Historical MarkersRose Haydee Building - Central City, CO

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The Rose Haydee building is now the Doc Holliday Casino

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location: Colorado

date approved: 12/19/2010

last visited: 9/7/2013

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