Step Back in Time
As seen in the documentary Ghosts in Ghost Towns, available on Amazon. Take a walk through town and see some of the most haunted houses and buildings in Georgetown. Learn about the chilling past of some of its residents, including the tale of Mrs. Jane Fish, accused of murdering her husband, Gaylord, with chloroform whilst he slept. Then there’s the vigilante lynching of a man in 1877 whose ghost, it is believed, continues to haunt the town to this very day. Participants will also go into one of the town’s hautned Victorian mansions and learn about its haunted past and present.
Take a walk through John Denver’s Georgetown. Visit the town where Denver’s 1986 The Christmas Gift was filmed. We will see Strousse Park where the Christmas tree lighting scene took place, the “Letter Day” post office, and Susan McPhillip’s home. Walk the streets John walked and learn the inside scoop about his time here in Georgetown, including personal stories that were told to us by the people involved with John and The Christmas Gift’s filming here. Participants will meet at Silver Queen Walking Tours, 614 Taos Street. Space is limited.
Take a walk back in time through Georgetown, Colorado and learn about this National Historic Landmark District through the lense of nineteenth century headlines. Learn about Georgetown's link to Wild Bill Hickock and Calamity Jane. Explore the evolution of Georgetown's historical landscape --which you may be surprised to find has not changed too much in over 100 years. Georgetown, homwe to nineteenth century mining magnates and all form of business entrepeneurs, is one of the few places in the United States that has retained its historic architectural landscape which dates back to the American European expansion into the West.
Group Tours Scheduled tours don't work for your visit to Georgetown? We love to accommodate special requests! Give us a call or complete the contact form below. We will be happy to accommodate your group of four or more.
Specially Curated History's our bag, Interested in a particular aspect of the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District's history? Bookend a group history walk through town with visits to Hamill House Museum and Hotel de Paris, learn about the permanent residents of Georgetown's Alvarado cemetery, work with us to curate a tour that fulfills your needs.
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