Denver Monuments

Denver Monuments
Denver, Colorado, is known as the "Mile High City" and features many attractions, including restored and preserved historical and cultural landmarks and monuments. Denver is home to Victorian houses, state buildings and historic neighborhoods. While visiting Denver, be sure to take guided tours of these historic monuments where you can experience life in the past while learning about the city's history.

Byers-Evans House

Byers-Evans House is a Victorian home built by newspaper editor William Byers in 1883. It was bought by William Gray Evans, an officer of the Denver Tramway Company and the son of Colorado's second governor. The house is an example of late 19th-century architecture and design and features original furnishings from that time. Guided house tours are offered from Tuesday to Sunday for a price, with discounts for seniors and students. Colorado Historical Society members and children below 6 can get in free. Byers-Evans House also has a gallery that features exhibits where admission is free.

Byers-Evans House
1310 Bannock St.
Denver, CO 80204
303-620-4933
coloradohistory.org/be/

Colorado State Capitol

Colorado's State Capitol was completed in 1908 and features a 24-karat, gold-plated dome made with 200 ounces of pure gold leaf. The architecture of the building is of the Corinthian style with parts of the building made of Colorado Rose Onyx, a rare material used only on the Capitol. Visitors to the State Capitol, which also houses the State Library, can view murals, stained glass windows that portray people or events in Colorado's history, portraits of each U.S. president, temporary exhibits and statues. Colorado's State Capitol is open to visitors from Monday to Friday and admission is free.

Colorado State Capitol
200 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
303-866-2604
colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/cap/first.htm

Molly Brown House Museum

The Molly Brown House is a Victorian house built in 1889 and was the home of Molly Brown, a national heroine. During the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, Molly Brown helped a group of immigrant women to safety and thereafter received the nickname "Unsinkable" Molly Brown. Visitors to the Molly Brown House can view the home's original furniture and artwork. Temporary exhibits are also held in the house. Guided tours are given from Tuesday to Sunday. An admission is charged, with discounts for seniors and children age 6 to 12. Group tours are also available.

Molly Brown House Museum
1340 Pennsylvania St.
Denver, CO 80203
303-832-4092
mollybrown.org/

Article Written By Veronica Romualdez

Veronica Romualdez has been writing as a freelancer covering various topics since 2004. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in communication with a major in advertising and public relations from Assumption College and completed a course in interior design in 2002. Many of her articles have been published online.

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