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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365892557/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Twenty years after the Gold Rush, the Colorado Silver Boom occurred in 1879 causing hordes of silver seekers to rush the Rockies. Horace Tabor, known as “The Bonanza King of Leadville,” joined the crowds and landed in the Centennial state becoming one of the richest silver barons in history. His... /episodes/get/56751 /episode/56751 The Tabors /episode-player/56751

Discover the extravagant lives of Colorado’s most famous love triangle.

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Thu, 11/17/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365888582/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false /episodes/get/55196 /episode/55196 Dana Crawford /episode-player/55196

When Denver's Urban Renewal Authority publicized its plans to raze Larimer Square in an effort to modernize the city, preservationist Dana Crawford interceded and launched her own plan to preserve the historic buildings dating back to the 1860s. Over 50 years later her legacy can be seen throughout Denver from modern lofts to the historic Union Station.

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Thu, 11/10/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365882283/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false On November 7, 1893, Colorado became the first state in the nation to grant women’s suffrage by a single issue popular vote, and the following year the first three female state legislators were elected. Meet the dedicated Colorado women that led this charge. Today, Colorado has the highest... /episodes/get/55286 /episode/55286 Suffrage /episode-player/55286

On November 7, 1893, Colorado became the first state in the nation to grant women's suffrage by popular vote, a result of nearly 15 years of struggle and dedication. Tenacious Coloradans across the state shouted "Let the women vote! They can't do any worse than the men!" as they marched door-to-door in churches, mining towns and farming communities.

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Wed, 11/02/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365877938/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Widely known for inspiring Stephen King’s 1977 novel, The Shining, The Stanley Hotel’s legacy goes beyond a history of paranormal activity. When Freelan Oscar Stanley arrived in Estes Park in 1903, he was not looking for a Hotel location, but instead the climate cure for his bout with Tuberculosis... /episodes/get/55056 /episode/55056 The Stanley Hotel /episode-player/55056

When Freelan Oscar Stanley arrived in Estes Park in 1903 he was seeking a cure for his bout with Tuberculosis. After recovering, he decided to open a Hotel with every luxury catered to his circle of New England elite. Travel the haunted halls and discover the architectural glory of the infamous hotel that influenced National Parks and sparked early tourism.

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Thu, 10/27/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365870523/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false During Colorado’s Gold Rush days, newspaper headlines revealed passionate letters and secret elopements between same-sex couples. Nearly two centuries later, the city of Denver hosts one of the largest PrideFest in America, yet the state continues to struggle for equality. /episodes/get/55285 /episode/55285 LGBT /episode-player/55285

During Colorado's Gold Rush days, newspaper headlines revealed passionate letters and secret elopements between same-sex couples. Nearly two centuries later, the city of Denver hosts one of the largest PrideFest in America, yet the struggle for equality continues.

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Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365862894/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Marvel at the Hotel’s elegant quarters, whet your palette with the elaborate menu (oysters included, and not of the Rocky Mountain variety!) and meet the wealthy businessmen, railroad tycoons and adventure-seekers who found themselves in the Wild West’s lap of luxury. /episodes/get/55055 /episode/55055 Hotel de Paris /episode-player/55055

Amid Colorado's booming Silver Rush, Louis Depuy, a mysterious Frenchman, opened a first-class French restaurant and hotel in the mining town of Georgetown. Marvel at the Hotel's elegant quarters, whet your palette with the elaborate menu and meet the businessmen, railroad tycoons and adventure-seekers who found themselves in the Wild West's lap of luxury.

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Thu, 10/13/2016 - 12:00
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