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Make Your Own: Ghosts of Denver Past and Present

History Colorado and ideaLAB joined forces Saturday, September 12th for some Photo Mashup Madness! Families got a chance to handle original photos from the turn of the century in Denver, then set out to find the spot and replicate the photo today! Some buildings are gone, some have grown, and some have barely changed. Once their new pictures were captured, families met in ideaLAB to mash the photos together using Photoshop. The results revealed a spooky mix of Denver's past and present.

Where Denver’s Scandals are Buried

Call Number: X-21986 From Western History and Genealogy Collection

The Victorians were not as prudish as some believe. Sex, bribery, and other crimes of early Denver were taken to the grave in Denver’s Fairmount Cemetery. Presented by Fairmount Heritage Foundation volunteer Tom Morton on Wednesday, November 17, 6:30 p.m. at the Schlessman Family Branch Library.

Some books about Denver's scandalous history include:

Author Talk with Tom Noel

Tom Noel

Join us on Wednesday, August 18, 6 p.m. at the newly renovated Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library for a magic lantern show, "Touring Cherry Creek from Francis Parkman to the Future," by noted historian Tom Noel on the historic transformation of Cherry Creek from its muddy beginnings to its glittering present.

Dr. Tom Noel, a Professor of History and Director of Public History, Preservation and Colorado Studies at University of Colorado in Denver is also known as "Dr.

Exhibit: Pieces of Our Past

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May 7 - August 31
The Central Library, Gates Reading Room - Level 5

A two-part exhibit examining Denver's preservation history, developed by Historic Denver, Inc. and on display at the Molly Brown House Museum and the Denver Central Library. 

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