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History Lovers Want To Keep Bright Lights Of Colfax Burning

Colfax Avenue, Colorado’s longest main street, stretches 26 miles from Golden to Aurora. It’s a street lined with businesses, and many in Denver sport neon signs from a by-gone era.

04/22/2014

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15 Of The World’s Oldest Bars (The Beer’s Fresh, Though)

Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.

01/22/2014

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Top Historical Spots In Denver

Immerse yourself in the rich historic tapestry that is Denver, Colorado. From museums to the Mint, Denver is home to so many amazing historic sites, you won’t know which to check out first.

06/18/2012

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2012

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The History Of Valentine‚Äôs Day

Ever wondered how Valentine’s Day started? We’ve got the answer for you…

01/29/2012

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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ

08/22/2011

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History of Father’s Day

Father’s Day, the holiday set aside to celebrate dad, has been an institution for 101 years. But what is the evolution of Father’s Day? How did it become the holiday it is today? One Father’s Day historian offers his unique perspective on the third Sunday in June and after you read this, you too will be a Father’s Day expert.

06/01/2011

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Rocky Mountain National Park Rich In Settlement History

Back in 1915 the Rocky Mountain National Park was established to protect the natural beauty of its rugged environment, but there was a lot of human activity in that region long before the park was founded.

11/28/2010

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Top 10 Books Written by Our Presidents

Commemorate this Independence Day by reading a book written by a President of the United States. Our current and former Commanders in Chief have composed many memoirs, political and social writings and even works of […]

06/13/2010