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CANCELED: The Woods Empire: From Riches to Rags

Presented by Southern Teller County Focus Group at Victor Lowell Thomas Museum, Victor CO

May 16 2020
CANCELED: The Woods Empire: From Riches to Rags presented by Southern Teller County Focus Group at Victor Lowell Thomas Museum, Victor CO

Join Victor guide Gary Horton for a walking tour of downtown Victor focused on the founders of Victor and their one-time entrepreneurial efforts.

In 1892 the area now known as Victor, Colorado was a fledgling gold prospector’s dream. Winfield Scott Stratton had barely claimed the Independence Mine the summer before and word was out that there was gold on the back side of Pikes Peak.

Warren, Harry, and Frank Woods made their way to Victor that year, founded the town, and began what was to be a large but short-lived enterprise. Their business interests, though long since sold to other ventures, still make up a large part of downtown

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ADMISSION INFO

$10

Contact: (719) 689-5509

Email: info@stcfg.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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Start the museum for a presentation followed by the walking tour. Dress for mountain weather.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Victor Lowell Thomas Museum

3rd & Victor Ave, Victor, CO 80860

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