• In many ways, the Alpine Hose building is the major visual and historical symbol for the town of Georgetown. Constructed between 1875 and 1880, this building housed the Alpine Hose Company No. 2. Unlike many early mining towns in Colorado, Georgetown was never leveled by fire, due in no small part to the...
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  • August 26, 27 and 28. Old West Fun for the whole family! Buffalo Bill Cody, the great Western entertainer and showman, appeared in Georgetown on at least two occasions.  In 1879, and again in 1886, he performed at the McClellan Theater.  And it is documented that on those trips he and his troop traveled by...
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  • The Georgetown Loop Railroad brings Colorado history to life in a fun adventure that will thrill the entire family. An old-time steam locomotive chugs its way up the canyon to Silver Plume, hauling the train past the remains of several gold and silver mines. Open cars allow unobstructed views of the rugged...
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  • Drive the incredible vistas along scenic Guanella Pass. Leave from the south end of Georgetown and enjoy 22 miles of stunning views, ending in Grant, CO on US Highway 285. Stop at the Visitors Center in Georgetown to pick up maps and information about the Pass. For current conditions and any delay or closure...
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  • Visit an American hotel of European inspired elegance and catch the spirit of 1875 by getting to know it's founder, Louis Dupuy. Special Tours available by appointment. The Hotel de Paris is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a property of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of...
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STATUS: Opens Friday, May 27

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