Must Visit Historical Sites in Denver, Colorado

Must Visit Historical Sites in Denver, Colorado, Denver, Colorado (B)

From the Gold Rush to sacred Native American experiences, Denver, the up-and-coming west coast city features an eclectic historical past. Long before the Gold Rush of 1858, the Native Americans once ruled the land. Incorporated in 1861, Denver has come a long way since the Victorian era. Before the settlers came, the Southern Arapahoe Indians occupied the area. Be sure to check out these sites and landmarks to experience the best of historic Denver.

The Liberty Bell in Philadelphia is the country's most prized bell. Believe it or not, there are 57 US Treasury Bells located across the United States, and luckily, Denver contains one of them. The bell is located in the lower lawns of the Colorado State Capitol Building in Lincoln Park. 

Known as Denver's oldest and most historic block, today, Larimer Square consists of a variety of chic restaurants, modern cafes and chic boutiques. In 1858, General Larimer built Denver's first residential street with doors made from coffins in the once known town named Auraria. Larimer founded Denver on November 22, 1858, and eventually Auraria was annexed into Denver in 1860. The square is popular amongst tourists and locals alike. A historic walking tour is available to discover the square's dark and seedy past. Walkers explore a variety of popular sites such as the Kettle Arcade, Granite Building and the Noel Building.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Must Visit Historical Sites in Denver, Colorado
Guide Location: USA » Denver
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Liberty Bell Replica
  • Larimer Square
  • Molly Brown House
  • Auraria 9th Street Historic District
  • The Buckhorn Exchange
  • Union Station
  • The Oxford Hotel
  • Daniel and Fischer Tower
  • Colorado State Capitol
  • Denver Art Museum