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Historic Sites - Colorado

Here are links to some notable historc sites found along Route 40.

IconSand Creek Massacre (Eads, CO)

Comanche CrossingComanche Crossing Historical Society & Museum (Transcontinental Railroad Museum) (Strasburg, CO)
"If you think the transcontinental railroad was completed at Promontory Point, Utah, you've been had! While the Utah site is the place where the rails ......"

Denver MintDenver Mint (Denver, CO)
"Built in 1897. It is the largest producer of coins in the world......."

Civic Center LibraryCarnegie Old Public Library (Denver, CO)

City and County BuildingCity and County Building/Civic Center (Denver, CO)

Colorado State CapitolColorado State Capitol (Denver, CO)
"Opened in 1894. It's dome is made of real gold plate. The 13th step on the west side of the building is exactly 5,280 feet above sea level (the elev......"

IconDenver Mint (Denver, CO)

IconJack Kerouac's House (Lakewood, CO)
"Beat writer Jack Kerouac lived in this house in June and July of 1949. It is a private residence and not open for tours......."

Buffalo Bill Museum and GraveBuffalo Bill Grave and Museum (Golden, CO)
"Just off Route 40 is Buffalo Bill's grave. Many people are surprised to find William F. Cody buried here in Colorado since he is so closely identified......"

Argo MillArgo Mine & Mill Museum (Idaho Springs, CO)

Central CityCentral City (Central City, CO)
"This former mining town is a pleasant diversion from Route 40. The gold discoveries here gave the city the nickname 'The Richest Square Mile on Earth......"

Teller HouseCentral City (continued) (Central City, CO)
"More photos of Central City......."

Bridal Veil Falls and WaterwheelBridal Veil Falls and Waterwheel (Idaho Springs, CO)
"Built by miner Charlie Tayler in 1891. Tayler lived a long live life because he never bathed nor kissed women. I think there's a causal relationship......"

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