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:
- Murders in the Bank Vault: The Father's Day Massacre and the Trial of James King by Phil Goodstein as told by Walter L. Gerash
- Murder at the Brown Palace: A True Story of Seduction & Betrayal by Dick Kreck
- Blood Passion: The Ludlow Massacre and Class War in the American West by Scott Martelle
- Baby Doe Tabor: The Madwoman in the Cabin by Judy Nolte Temple
- Castles of Colorado: Scandals, Hauntings, and Tales of the Past by Ann Westerberg
- Burglars in Blue by Art Winstanley