50th anniversary of historic district includes Victorian home tour, more
Culture

50th anniversary of historic district includes Victorian home tour, more

GEORGETOWN In honor of the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District’s 50th anniversary, Historic Georgetown hosts a Golden Jubilee Weekend with events scheduled throughout town, July 29-31. The popular Victorian House Tour takes place, July 30, while other activities including music in the park, Georgetown Heritage Center events, the historic Georgetown Loop Railroad, Hotel de … Continue reading

Restoration transforms, revives ‘endangered’ Georgetown building
Culture

Restoration transforms, revives ‘endangered’ Georgetown building

By Jeffrey V. Smith GEORGETOWN A deteriorating “rotten apple” in the middle of one of the state’s more prominent historic districts has been transformed back into the “pride of Georgetown.” It wasn’t easy, or quick, but the combined effort of many—including more than 8 years of challenging restoration work—has returned the 1874 Georgetown School into … Continue reading

Historic buildings abound in Georgetown district
Historic Places

Historic buildings abound in Georgetown district

PEAK TO PEAK Colorado’s rich history is being preserved through the efforts of locally- and nationally-designated historic places. Each month this year, the MMAC Monthly takes a region-by-region look at the many properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the mountain communities in Clear Creek, Gilpin, Boulder and Larimer counties. The passage … Continue reading

Family-friendly festival focuses on Colorado’s state mammal
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Family-friendly festival focuses on Colorado’s state mammal

GEORGETOWN Join Georgetown and Colorado Parks & Wildlife in celebrating Colorado’s state mammal at the 9th Annual Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival, Nov. 8. Event highlights include speakers, educational programs and activities, wildlife-related art and gifts. The family-friendly event will also feature children’s activities, music, hikes, tours and much more. It is a great opportunity to … Continue reading