Top Historic Home Tours In Denver

August 18, 2014 12:00 PM

Top Historic Home Tours In Denver
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" As historic as Denver is, the homes and buildings found throughout the city tell the tales of its former residents with far more accuracy than any book or website. There are many different historic sites found throughout the city that offer tours of these historic homes, providing wonderful opportunities to get a look into the past at the lives of the people that helped to shape the city of Denver. Most of these tours are offered for a nominal fee, some are free, but all are worth your time. Bring the kids and spark a discussion about what life was like for the people that called these houses home.

Byers-Evans House Museum 1310 Bannock St. Denver, CO 80204 (303) 620-4933

You’ve probably driven past this historic home many times without realizing the history or beauty contained within those unassuming walls. Built in 1883, the house was home to two of the most prominent families in Denver history. William N. Byers was the original owner of the home and the printer of the first newspaper in Denver – The Rocky Mountain News. The home was purchased in 1889 by William G "

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