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Museum of Colorado Prisons

There are several state and federal prisons in and around Cañon City. It probably wouldn’t take me long to find out why, but I haven’t bothered yet. Anyway, there’s one right next to downtown that’s still in use—except the part … Continue reading

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The Broadmoor

The Broadmoor is the place to be in Colorado Springs. It’s one of only three resorts to earn five-star ratings from Forbes, and the hotel has earned five stars for 54 straight years. It has hosted NATO meetings, golf championships … Continue reading

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Molly Brown House

Margaret Tobin was born in 1967 in Hannibal, Missouri. As a young woman, she moved to Colorado where she met and married mining engineer J.J. Brown. He discovered a rich vein of gold, and the Browns became rich. They had … Continue reading

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McAllister House

We’re still settling into our new house, putting up curtain rods, painting, stuff like that. But we decided to take a break and see something local. The McAllister House was built in 1873, at a time when all the houses … Continue reading

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