Monthly Archives: December 2014

Weekly Register Call | December 25, 2014

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A Tailing Tale This week’s tale comes from George Nelson of Littleton as heard and transcribed by Becky Crozier of Golden. Martin Moves the Old House In 1872, Ignatus Gundy and his brother built a house at Queens Chair in the Quartz Valley. In the mid 1950’s, George’s father, Martin Nelson, purchased that home from the daughter of Sammy Thomas…. Read more »

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Weekly Register Call | December 18, 2014

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A Tailing Tale Becky Crozier of Golden, Colorado contacted me awhile back and asked about submitting a story about the moving of a historical home in Gilpin County. Becky works with George Nelson, currently of Littleton, Colorado, compiling his memoirs. One of his stories includes his father, Martin Nelson, moving his historical home from Queens Chair in Quartz Valley to… Read more »

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Weekly Register Call | December 4, 2014

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A Tailing Tale A Visit to the Heidi Chalet I recently had an opportunity to sit down with Roxie Morris at her home in the Heidi Chalet, which is located in the forest north of Black Hawk. Roxie purchased the property several years ago and says she fell in love with the home and its history the first time she… Read more »

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Weekly Register Call | November 20, 2014

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A Tailing Tale All Aboard the Butterfield Stage Step into the past at the Stage Stop in Rollinsville. It is the late 1860’s and you boarded the Butterfield stage in St. Louis, Missouri. The Toll Gate Barn is a welcome, though brief, respite on your way to your destination in San Francisco. Following a meal of venison steak, bread and… Read more »

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