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Explore the booming 1866 town on the Eastern Plains and the colorful characters who lived there until tragedy struck in the 1880s.
From opium “Joss Houses” and Lydia E. Pinkham’s Tonic to the 1937 Marijuana Tax Act, discover the early addictions of the west.
From rodeos and parades to auctions and cowboy art, discover the globally known event that has occurred annually since 1906.
From Mary Cawker to Millie Booth, meet the pioneering women whose hard work and vision brought the oldest house in Denver to life.
Examine the lasting impact of the cultural, artistic and architectural contributions of “Colorado’s First Town.”
Discover the glamorous Hollywood-style movie theatres that served as social hubs from 1910 to the 1950s.
Step inside the historic 1906 building, investigate the wild robbery of 1922 and discover the secrets behind the Denver Mint.
Discover the hardships, innovation and tenacity of the women caught up in Colorado’s mining bug.
Meet the woman whose lasting legacy on education lives today, even as her murder remains an unsolved mystery.
Episode Idea Contest
The Colorado Experience Viewers' Choice Contest winner is "Women of Colorado's Mining Towns" submitted by Rudy Davison! This episode will premiere during Colorado Experience season III.
From the high altitude cooking accomplishments of the “Tomboy Bride,” to the journals of Anne Ellis and Mable Barbee Lee, Colorado Experience will take you on a journey to uncover the hardships, innovation and tenacity of the women following Colorado’s mining bug.
As the winner, Rudy Davison will receive the opportunity to screen the episode in his hometown and introduce the show on-air before its premiere!
Thank you to everyone who participated! We received an overwhelming response, from more than 100 submissions to more than 300 votes.