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Re: May 8, 2018: Downtown Leadville

DrFumblefinger ·
So inviting! Thank you for showing us such a great destination!
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Re: Leadville, Colorado. One of many attractive older buildings in town

DrFumblefinger ·
The Delaware Hotel! We stayed there overnight in 2007, and carelessly ignored the sign in our room warning us that the effects of alcohol could be magnified at high altitude. Half of my cocktail at dinner was enough to make me tipsy!
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Re: Homes of Leadville

DrFumblefinger ·
A wonderful display of Architecture from bygone times. I love the way colours have been woven into the fabric of the buildings. Do many American (inc Canadian ) people define eras of History by the reigning Monarch of the time ?
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Re: Homes of Leadville

DrFumblefinger ·
Hi Garry. Regarding your comment, I think the Victorian era was one that was "special" in world history. It was a time when the sun never set on the British empire and the British influence on the world (mostly good in my opinion -- a common language, parliamentary goverance, etc) was at its peak. I don't think we'll have an Elizibethian II era nor a Charles era.
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Re: Homes of Leadville

DrFumblefinger ·
I think for the U.S., Victoria is pretty much it. We've often shared styles, but what is referred to in England as Regency is usually called Federal here. You might make an association between your Georgian and our 'Colonial.' Certainly no post-Victorian styles here are associated with reigning monarchs. I wonder what sort of style might be associated with Edward VIII... well, maybe not!
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Re: Homes of Leadville

DrFumblefinger ·
Before its founding in 1793, Danville was a huge tobacco producer when no other crop would succeed except the “Bright Leaf” tobacco which made Danville tobacco one of the most sought after varieties and top tobacco producing areas in the world. Competing tycoons built many homes along Main Street trying to one up each other. As a result, Danville’s Millionaires’ Row of homes became a symbol of Victorian and Edwardian architecture in the early United States. George G.
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Spotted on the Road: Checker Cab, Leadville, Colorado

DrFumblefinger ·
  It had been a number of years since I'd seen a Checker cab.  The last place I expected to find one was in the small mountain town of Leadville, Colorado.  Leadville is situated over 10,000 ft above sea level, the town having morphed...
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July 10, 2018: The Lonely Flower

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger admires this lonely flower growing on an isolated stump in a Colorado reservoir.
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May 8, 2018: Downtown Leadville

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger loves to visit old mining towns. Leadville, situated high in the Colorado Rockies, was once the second largest city in Colorado. Today it is a sleepy city whose Historic District offers an interesting window into the city's past
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, August 2, 2014: An unusual picket fence, Leadville, Colorado

DrFumblefinger ·
  Leadville, Colorado is a fascinating small city to visit.  Situated in the heart of the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 10,152 feet (3,094 m), it is the highest incorporated city in the USA.  It lies near the headwaters of the...
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Homes of Leadville

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger explores some of the beautiful Victoria architecture you'll find on the residential streets of Leadville, Colorado.
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June 5, 2019: A Pioneer Synagogue, Leadville

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits an Synagogue built in Leadville during the mining hey-dey of the late 19th century.
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Window display at Leadville, Colorado.

DrFumblefinger ·
Window display at Leadville, Colorado.
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Golden Burro Cafe, Leadville, Colorado

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Golden Burro Cafe, Leadville, Colorado
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Old Church, Leadville

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Old Church, Leadville
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Some shops on Harrison Ave, Leadville

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Some shops on Harrison Ave, Leadville
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