Download e-book for iPad: Around Rocky Mountain National Park (Postcard History by Suzanne Silverthorn

By Suzanne Silverthorn

Following the institution of Rocky Mountain nationwide Park in 1915, promotional campaigns generated by means of the railroads lured filthy rich tourists to the park with pictures of the good open air and the various luxuries provided by way of the best motels. Postcards have been circulated proclaiming the park because the �Playground of the World.� The gateway groups of Estes Park and Grand Lake turned brilliant hospitality facilities, and in 1920, whilst the 2 cities have been attached with the hole of Fall River street, a brand new period of tourism was once brought that keeps at the present time. greater than 2 hundred postcards are utilized in this publication to supply a chronology of the early resorts, ranches, and different settings that experience formed the park�s heritage for greater than a century.

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