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An Evening Walk through Capitol Hill & Millionaires Row

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1.5 hours

Max 5

Why take this tour?

A plethora of characters have called Denver, Colorado home. On this engaging story-based walking tour through Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood visit the sites on Millionaire's Row connected with the intriguing people who once called this area home - gone but not forgotten. Begin your walk at the Molly Brown House (Yes! The unsinkable one!) weaving your way through the various mansions once owned or occupied by figures such as Keating, Dunning-Benedict, Pennborough, and Patterson. Don’t know these names? Well then, it is time to take this tour! This tour is operated by one of our partners. We searched the world to find expert partners offering incredible experiences in locations you want to go - so wherever you go, you can #takewalks!

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.Walk through one of the “Most beautiful neighborhoods in America” - the Capitol Hill district in Denver lined with the mansions of former Coloradans
  • Created with Sketch.See the sites through the eyes of a local historian, local expert, and engaging guide
  • Created with Sketch.Get to know peculiar stories and eccentric characters of Denver’s quirkiest people and places

Wealth, fortune, and misfortune in the Mile High City

The Peabody-Whitehead Mansion in Denver’s millionaire row just can’t seem to keep its tenants happy. Over the course of 130 years since it’s construction in 1889, the home has seen innumerable owners, a bevy of tenants (including a Governor) who moved in and quickly moved out - the home seems to only have permanent residents who pay no rent, contributing nothing if only to haunt the halls and scare occupants away from the mansion.

Your final destination will be the “Marijuana Mansion” which has an integral role in the cultural identity of the city. It is from this very location legislation was written, fought for, and eventually passed nearby at the Capitol that would become the prototype...

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The Peabody-Whitehead Mansion in Denver’s millionaire row just can’t seem to keep its tenants happy. Over the course of 130 years since it’s construction in 1889, the home has seen innumerable owners, a bevy of tenants (including a Governor) who moved in and quickly moved out - the home seems to only have permanent residents who pay no rent, contributing nothing if only to haunt the halls and scare occupants away from the mansion.

Your final destination will be the “Marijuana Mansion” which has an integral role in the cultural identity of the city. It is from this very location legislation was written, fought for, and eventually passed nearby at the Capitol that would become the prototype for other States in America.

  • Sites Visited
  • Molly Brown House
  • Keating Mansion
  • Dunning-Benedict Mansion
  • The Pennborough
  • Patterson Inn
  • Grant Street Mansion
  • Peabody-Whitehead Mansion
  • Marijuana Mansion
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • Small group of up to 5 people