At the center of Leadville’s National Historic District, the Victorian-era Delaware Hotel stands as a monument to a different time. A member of the Historic Hotels of the Rockies, the Delaware was built in 1886 during the town’s gold and silver rushes. Today, the hotel is still known as the “Crown Jewel of Leadville,” and [...]
Colorado Historical Landmarks trace the state’s extensive mining roots, Native American culture, and of course the incredible expansion into the mountains. Nearly every town of Colorado is home to a piece of history, especially the most prominent mining towns or the high-altitude mountain passes established by early travelers and miners. In fact, there are over 21 federally designated Colorado Historical Landmarks that are waiting for you to explore.