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    • Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 8, 1918 October

    • Newsletter produced monthly by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19181001
    • The Ames Monument near Sherman, U.P.R.Y.

    • View of the Ames Monument on the Union Pacific Railway near Sherman (Albany County), Wyoming. The granite brick pyramid has a bas relief of Oakes Ames near the top. A man stands next to the base of the monument. The monument plaque reads: "Born...
    • Ames, Oakes, 1804-1873--Monuments.; Sherman (Wyo.)--1880-1900.; Monuments & memorials--Wyoming--Sherman--1880-1900.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Garfield Monument

    • View of the stone Garfield Monument on the edge of the Toltec Gorge (Rio Arriba County), New Mexico. Incised letters on the shrine read: "In Memoriam James Abram Garfield President of the United States Died September 19, 1881. Mourned By All the...
    • Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881--Monuments.; Rio Arriba County (N.M.)--1880-1900.; Toltec Gorge (N.M.)--1880-1900.; Monuments & memorials--New Mexico--Rio Arriba County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1881 and 1900?]
    • Monument Park, Colo.

    • A man wears a suit and hat and stands near rock formations in Monument Park (El Paso County), Colorado. Shows eroded sandstone rock formations, brush and trees.
    • El Paso County (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Colorado--El Paso County--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Gregory Diggings monument plan

    • The proposal for the Gregory's Diggings monument to commemorate John Gregory's discovery of gold in Clear Creek Canyon is laid out on the hillside. On the left is a post with a sign that reads "Speed Limit 12 mi. per hour Keep Muffler Closed" and a...
    • Gregory, John H.--Monuments--1930-1940.; Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
    • [between 1930 and 1932?]
    • Spanish American War Memorial, City Park, Denver

    • View of the gazebo, statue, and gardens of the Spanish American War Memorial at City Park in Denver, Colorado. A prominent planting bed is arranged in the shape of two crossed American flags. Steps lead up the mound where the statue of a winged...
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1890-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1910.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Monuments.; Gardens--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Gazebos--Colorado--Denver--1890-1910.; Monuments &...
    • [between 1898 and 1904?]
    • Darwin tulips at City Park, Denver

    • View of Darwin tulips in bloom at City Park in Denver, Colorado. The flowers are planted in a long rectangular planting bed. A sign near a sidewalk reads: "Darwin Tulips." Shows tree, streetlights, and Ferril Lake in the distance.
    • City Park (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Gardens--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.; Tulips--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [1927 May, June?]
    • Oskaloosa souvenir

    • View of bronze statue of Mahaska Native American Iowa (Ioway) in an Oskaloosa, Iowa city park. Mahaska (White Cloud) is depicted wearing a headdress, leggings and a skin over his shoulder. Sign on base reads: "McCall Granite Works, Oskaloosa."
    • White Cloud, Iowa Chief--Statues--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--Commemoration--Iowa-- Oskaloosa--1900-1920.; Iowa Indians--Commemoration--Iowa--Oskaloosa--1900-1920.; Oskaloosa (Iowa)--1900-1920.; Sculpture--Iowa--Oskaloosa--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Monument on Custer Battlefield, 1886

    • View of the monument to soldiers killed at Little Big Horn, with dog lying next to the monument.
    • Battlefields--Montana--1880-1890.; Dogs--1880-1890.; Monuments & memorials--Montana--1886.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876.
    • [1886]
    • Burro monument, Fairplay

    • The Burro monument in the town of Fairplay, Colorado, in Park County consists of two concrete-enclosed display cases between a concrete wall. Shale is atop each display case between a bronze plaque with a burro on it. Potted plans are on top of...
    • Fairplay (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Donkeys--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1940.
    • [about 1930]
    • Civic Center Park

    • A view from the Colorado State Capitol of Civic Center Park in Denver, Colorado before the construction of the City and County building. Shows the Civil War Memorial statue (Soldier's Monument), Voorhies Memorial Entrance, the Greek Theater and...
    • Civic Center (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1930.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1930.
    • [between 1919 and and 1923?]
    • The Van Briggle Art Pottery

    • Interior display features ceramic vases with carved, bas-relief vegetal and floral designs; one piece depicts a flamingo, Van Briggle Art Pottery in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Van Briggle Pottery Company--1900-1910.; Art pottery--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Pottery--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Camp in Monument Valley Park Amy Kent in dark shawl and her mother

    • Native American (Ute) women and children pose outside a tepee at Monument Valley Park, El Paso County, Colorado. They are identified as, back row, left to right: Ruby (Stone) Kent and Amy (Kent) Snow. Front row, left to right: Amy Snow's daughters...
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1920.; Ute Indians--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1920.; Monument Valley Park (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Children--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1920.; Cradleboards--Colorado--El Paso...
    • August 29, 1912
    • Camp in Monument Valley Park Amy Kent and mother and children

    • A group of Native American (Ute) women, which includes Amy Kent, sit near two tepees at Monument Valley Park, El Paso County, Colorado. The tepees stand near a group of trees and a sprinkler. Electric wires and a lamp hang above the tepees.
    • Indians of North America--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1920.; Ute Indians--Women--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1920.; Monument Valley Park (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Tipis--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1920.; Kent, Amy Snow.
    • August, 1912
    • Ceremonial Kiva- Pajarito Park

    • View of Bandelier tuff cliffs, possibly a Native American (Anasazi) ceremonial kiva, at Pajarito Park (later Bandelier National Monument), New Mexico. The rock cliff stands behind and above evergreen trees and has intricate deterioration patterns.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1920.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • [between 1908 and 1916]
    • Jackson Monument at Idaho Springs

    • The Jackson Monument, in Idaho Springs, Colorado, is made of a large boulder on a four sided concrete pedestal. The boulder bears a plaque that gives information about George Jackson, the first man to discover gold in the area, and who, by so...
    • Jackson, George A. (George Andrew)--Monuments--1900-1970.; Idaho Springs (Colo.)--1900-1970.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Idaho Springs--1900-1970.
    • [between 1900 and 1970?]
    • Potato bake at Monument

    • Men pose in Monument, El Paso County, Colorado, during the Potato Bake festival. Some sit on the balls of trees that have been dug and bound. Trees also lean against a one-story brick building and are loaded on a horse-drawn wagon.
    • Monument (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Festivals--Colorado--Monument--1890-1900.; Trees--Colorado--Monument--1890-1900.
    • 1892
    • Detail, Lester Drake monument, Riverside Cemetery

    • View of the monument for Lester E. Drake, Sr. (July 31, 1822 - March 16, 1889) located in block 4, lot 23, of Riverside Cemetery (incorporated 1876), 5201 Brighton Boulevard in the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a detail...
    • Riverside Cemetery (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Cemeteries.; Tombs and sepulchral monuments.; Drake, Lester E., 1822-1889--Tomb.; Riverside Cemetery (Denver,...
    • 2003
    • Monuments, Gregory Diggings

    • A stone monument is below a hillside of mine tailings, mine buildings and a frame Victorian house in Gregory Gulch (Gregory Diggings), in Central City (Gilpin County), Colorado.
    • Central City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Gregory Gulch (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Canyons--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Historical markers--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.; Mining--Colorado--Central City--1930-1940.
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    • Lester Drake monument, Riverside Cemetery

    • View of the monument for Lester E. Drake, Sr. (July 31, 1822 - March 16, 1889) located in block 4, lot 23, of Riverside Cemetery (incorporated 1876), 5201 Brighton Boulevard in the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows a...
    • Riverside Cemetery (Denver, Colo.)--Buildings--2000-2010.; Denver (Colo.)--2000-2010.; Elyria-Swansea (Denver, Colo.)--2000-2010.; Cemeteries.; Tombs and sepulchral monuments.; Drake, Lester E., 1822-1889--Tomb.; Riverside Cemetery (Denver,...
    • 2003
    • Conejos County, Pioneer Monument on Mormon Church ground, Manassa

    • A stone monument in a dome shape honors the Mormon settlers, on the grounds of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Manassa, Conejos County, Colorado. The bronze plaque reads: "This Memorial Is The Property of the State of Colorado, Mormon...
    • Manassa (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Manassa--1960-1970.; Mormons--Colorado--Manassa--1960-1970.
    • July 1966
    • Cannibal Plateau

    • in San Juans. Packer, "the human cannibal," found guilty of their murders.; View of monument at foot of Slumgullion Pass, a few miles south outside of Lake City, Colorado. Jim Zeigler and Victoria Seifried stand at iron fence that surrounds marker...
    • Lake City (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Colorado--Lake City--1940- 1950.; Packer, Alferd, 1842-1907.
    • 1942
    • Buffalo Bill's grave

    • View of the grave of Buffalo Bill Cody (Colonel William Frederick Cody) on Lookout Mountain in Denver Mountain Park west of Denver, Colorado (internment June, 1917); shows fence around stone monument with plaque, wreath on monument, and a small...
    • Lookout Mountain (Jefferson County, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Graves--Colorado--Lookout Mountain--1910-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
    • [between 1917 and 1920?]
    • Pila de la India, Habana

    • View of a monument in a small plaza located in the middle of a broad dirt avenue in Havana Cuba. The statue depicts a seated woman in classical dress holding a horn of plenty and wearing a crown; beneath the woman are sea serpents. Shows, buildings...
    • Havana (Cuba)--1880-1900.; Buildings--Cuba--Havana--1880-1900.; Monuments & memorials--Cuba--Havana--1880-1900.; Streets--Cuba--Havana--1880-1900.
    • 1900
    • Town's first fire bell

    • View of a monument in Trinidad, Colorado. A brass bell hangs in a stepped arch atop a circular brick base. A metal panel reads: "City's First Fire Bell - Purchased January 29, 1890 - First Located Corner of Main & Commercial - Retired 1928."...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Bells--Colorado--Trinidad--1960-1970.; Monuments & markers--Colorado--Trinidad--1960-1970.
    • 1969 May 21
    • Julesburg, Colorado

    • View of a monument in Julesburg, Colorado in Sedgwick County, shows a bronze plaque set into a river rock and concrete base. This first plaque of a Pony Express Rider has "Pony Express" written under it and reads "This memorial is the property of...
    • Julesburg (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Julesburg--1970-1980.
    • June, 1972
    • Monument at Lake Loveland

    • View of a monument on Lake Loveland, Colorado, replicates the Statue of Liberty; shows a star-shaped base and a tall stone pedestal; an American flag on a flagpole is behind the statue.
    • Loveland (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Loveland--1940-1950.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Loveland--1940-1950.
    • [between 1940 and 1950]
    • Cheyenne Mt. from Colorado Springs

    • View along Monument Creek, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows embankments and trees, houses, a trestle bridge, a business sign: "Roby's Carriage Repository," and Cheyenne Mountain in the background.
    • Cheyenne Mountain (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Colorado Springs (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Monument Creek (El Paso County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Streams--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.; Trestles--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1890-1900.
    • [between 1890 and 1895?]
    • Cave rooms in cliff Pajarito Park

    • View of the entrance to a Native American (Anasazi) underground kiva in Pajarito Park (later Bandelier National Monument), New Mexico. A long wooden ladder protrudes from a square entrance to the ruins of a cylindrical stone kiva set inside a...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1920.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • [between 1908 and 1916]
    • Burro monument, Fairplay

    • The Burro monument in the town of Fairplay, Colorado, in Park County consists of two concrete-encased display cases on either sides of a concrete wall. Photographs, letters, and other ephemera are inside of the cases. The words of the dedication...
    • Fairplay (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Donkeys--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1940.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Fairplay--1930-1940.
    • [about 1930?]
    • "The Delight Makers" home. Tyuonyi, the most interesting ruin in Pajarito Park

    • View of the Native American (Anasazi) Tyuonyi ruins in Pajarito Park (later Bandelier National Monument), New Mexico. A circular group of foundations of Pueblo style buildings circumscribe possibly three round kiva holes. A wooden rail fence...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.; Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1920.; Archaeological sites--New...
    • [between 1900 and 1916]
    • Santa Fe, New Mexico, monument

    • Granite monument marker in Plaza of the Governors, Santa Fe, New Mexico, has a map of New Mexico with Colorado, Kansas and Texas bordering and reads: "This stone marks the end of the Santa Fe Trail, 1822-1879, Erected by the Daughters of the...
    • Santa Fe (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Santa Fe National Historic Trail--1910-1920.; Historic markers--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1910-1920.; Monuments & memorials--New Mexico--Santa Fe--1910-1920.
    • [1916]
    • Pikes Peak

    • View of Monument Creek, a small lake, railroad tracks, and Pikes Pike towering over the area covered with patchy snow, El Paso County, Colorado.
    • Monument Creek (El Paso County, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Railroad tracks--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930]
    • Pajarito Park

    • View, facing southeast, of Pajarito Park (later Bandelier National Monument). Two cars drive on a dirt road which winds through rocky desert landscape. Mountains are visible in the distance.
    • Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1910-1920.; National parks & reserves--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Roads--New Mexico--1910-1920.
    • [between 1905 nd 1915]
    • Oakes Ames Monument

    • View of Ames Monument on the Union Pacific Railroad near Sherman, Wyoming. The granite brick pyramid has a bas-relief of Oakes Ames near the top. Words engraved on the monument read: "In Memory of Oakes Ames and Oliver Ames."
    • Ames, Oakes, 1804-1873--Monuments.; Ames, Oliver, 1807-1877--Monuments.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--1890-1920.; Ames Monument (Wyo.)--1890-1920.; Sherman (Wyo.)--1890-1920.; Monuments & memorials--Wyoming--Sherman--1890-1920.
    • [between 1890 and 1920?]
    • Pikes Peak

    • View across Monument Creek to an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe passenger train, El Paso County, Colorado. Pikes Pike towers over the area covered with patchy snow.
    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company--1910-1930.; Monument Creek (El Paso County, Colo.)--1910-1930.; Pikes Peak (Colo.)--1910-1930.; Railroad passenger cars--Colorado--El Paso County--1910-1930.
    • [between 1910 and 1930]
    • Chicago and Northwestern monument

    • Stone monument near Dubois (Fremont County), Wyoming shows a tie hack (laborer) in bas-relief with related historical features sculpted around him. A plaque affixed to the monument reads "Erected to perpetuate the memory of the hardy woods and...
    • Chicago and North Western Railway Company--Commemoration--1940-1950.; Dubois (Wyo.)--1940-1950.; Monuments & memorials--Wyoming--Dubois--1940-1950.
    • 1948
    • George Simpson monument

    • The George Simpson Monument in Trinidad, (Las Animas County) Colorado (Simpson's Rest) has lettering: "Trinidad, Colorado - Rest in Peace." The monument is a stone finial with a diamond shaped tip. Men and women stand by; town buildings are in the...
    • Trinidad (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Trinidad--1890-1900.
    • 1890
    • Pajarito Park

    • View, facing northwest, of the Pajarito Plateau (later to be named Bandelier National Park). Bushes and trees dot the rocky desert landscape. St. Peter's Dome and Boundary Peak stand in the distance. Possibly the Sangre de Cristo Mountains stand in...
    • Bandelier National Monument (N.M.)--1900-1920.; National parks & reserves--New Mexico--1900-1920.
    • [between 1908 and 1916?]
    • Monument Rock, Santa Fe Canon, Santa Fe, N.M.

    • Monument Rock stands in the distance behind a shallow stream filled with rocks in Santa Fe Canon in New Mexico. Several trees with bare branches stand in the foreground and more stand in the distance along the hillside.
    • Santa Fe River (N.M.)--1910-1920.; Rock formations--New Mexico--1910-1920.; Streams--New Mexico--1910-1920.
    • [1912?]
    • Pike Monument, Antlers Park, Colo. Springs

    • Granite rock monument with bronze plaque dedicated to Zebulon Pike during Pike Centennial Celebration, Antlers Park, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Shows two men and two women in period dress viewing monument; a plaque inscribed with "the people of...
    • Celebrations--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Historical markers--Colorado--Colorado Springs--1900-1910.; Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 1779-1813.
    • [1906?]
    • Monument Park

    • View of Monument Park (El Paso County) Colorado; shows a man posing by pillar rock formations.
    • Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1880.; Rock formations--Colorado--Monument Park--1860-1880.
    • [between 1869 and 1879]
    • Monument Park

    • View of Monument Park (El Paso County) Colorado; shows a man posing by pillar rock formations.
    • Monument Park (El Paso County, Colo.)--1860-1880.; Rock formations--Colorado--Monument Park--1860-1880.
    • [between 1869 and 1879]
    • Standing Rock Monument

    • Close-up view of monument Standing Rock on rock pedestal, Standing Rock Agency, North Dakota.
    • Historic sites--Dakota Territory--1880-1890.; Monuments & memorials--1880-1890.; United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Standing Rock Agency.
    • [188-?]
    • Pioneer Monument, Denver

    • View of Pioneer Monument, triangle intersection of Colfax, Broadway & Cheyenne Place, Denver, Colorado; designed & sculpted by Frederick MacMonnies at cost of $75,000, bronze cast made in Paris, France, dedicated June 24, 1911; monument occupies...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Carson, Kit 1809-1868--Monuments.
    • [between 1911 and 1920]
    • Pioneer Monument, Denver

    • View of Pioneer Monument, triangle intersection of Colfax, Broadway & Cheyenne Place, Denver, Colorado.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Carson, Kit 1809-1868--Monuments.
    • [between 1911 and 1920]
    • Pioneer Monument, Denver

    • View of Pioneer Monument, intersection of Colfax, Broadway & Cheyenne Place, Denver, Colorado; behind statue is glimpse of Colorado State Capitol lawns and grounds.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Carson, Kit 1809-1868--Monuments.
    • [between 1911 and 1920]

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