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Finding the cemetery where your relatives are buried in the Denver area can be a challenge.  The earliest cemeteries, Mount Prospect and Acacia...

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Cheesman Memorial Pavilion at night

Cheesman Memorial Pavilion at night
Collection: Photographs - Western History
Title: Cheesman Memorial Pavilion at night
Description: Title handwritten on back of print.; R7100271563
Subject: Cheesman, Walter Scott, 1838-1907--Monuments.; Cheesman Park (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1950.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Denver--1920-1950.; Moon--Colorado--Denver--1920-1950.; Night--Colorado--Denver--1920-1950.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1950.; Pavilions--Colorado--Denver--1920-1950.
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Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory in the Denver Botanic Gardens

Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory in the Denver Botanic Gardens
Collection: Photographs - Auraria Library
Title: Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory in the Denver Botanic Gardens
Creator: Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
Description: Scanned image from loaned collection.; Title and content derived from inventory prepared by Jacquelyn Ainlay-Conley.; Digitization sponsored by the Kenneth King Foundation.; R7001511240
Subject: Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory--Buildings--1990-2000.; Denver Botanic Gardens--Buildings--1990-2000.; Cheesman Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1990-2000.; Denver (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Botanical gardens.; Greenhouses.; Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory--Pictorial works.; Denver Botanic Gardens--Pictorial works.; Botanical gardens--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Conservatories--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Cheesman Park neighborhood (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Denver (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
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C. N. Hart owner 14th & High

C. N. Hart owner 14th & High
Collection: Photographs - Western History
Title: C. N. Hart owner 14th & High
Description: Condition: tear in photoprint; top cut into curve.; Formerly F27541.; Title penciled on back of photoprint with: "Lang - art."; R7100266380
Subject: Hart, C. N.--Homes & haunts.; Lang and Pugh, Architects.; Cheesman Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Snow--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
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Alonzo Thompson residence

Alonzo Thompson residence
Collection: Photographs - Western History
Title: Alonzo Thompson residence
Description: Handwritten on back of print: "1070 Humboldt."; Title supplied.; R7100271042
Subject: Thompson, Alonzo--Homes & haunts.; Cheesman Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
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Aerial view of Cheesman Park

Aerial view of Cheesman Park
Collection: Photographs - Western History
Title: Aerial view of Cheesman Park
Description: Formerly F48136; Hand-lettered on back of print: "Cheesman, Airplane views."; Title supplied.; R7100271547
Subject: Cheesman, Walter Scott, 1838-1907--Monuments.; Cheesman Park (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Pavilions--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
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Cheesman Memorial Pavilion at night

Cheesman Memorial Pavilion at night
Collection: Photographs - Western History
Title: Cheesman Memorial Pavilion at night
Description: Title handwritten on back of print.; R7100271563
Subject: Cheesman, Walter Scott, 1838-1907--Monuments.; Cheesman Park (Denver, Colo.)--1920-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1920-1950.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Denver--1920-1950.; Moon--Colorado--Denver--1920-1950.; Night--Colorado--Denver--1920-1950.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1920-1950.; Pavilions--Colorado--Denver--1920-1950.
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C. N. Hart owner 14th & High

C. N. Hart owner 14th & High
Collection: Photographs - Western History
Title: C. N. Hart owner 14th & High
Description: Condition: tear in photoprint; top cut into curve.; Formerly F27541.; Title penciled on back of photoprint with: "Lang - art."; R7100266380
Subject: Hart, C. N.--Homes & haunts.; Lang and Pugh, Architects.; Cheesman Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1890-1900.; Denver (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.; Snow--Colorado--Denver--1890-1900.
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Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory in the Denver Botanic Gardens

Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory in the Denver Botanic Gardens
Collection: Photographs - Auraria Library
Title: Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory in the Denver Botanic Gardens
Creator: Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
Description: Scanned image from loaned collection.; Title and content derived from inventory prepared by Jacquelyn Ainlay-Conley.; Digitization sponsored by the Kenneth King Foundation.; R7001511240
Subject: Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory--Buildings--1990-2000.; Denver Botanic Gardens--Buildings--1990-2000.; Cheesman Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1990-2000.; Denver (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Botanical gardens.; Greenhouses.; Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory--Pictorial works.; Denver Botanic Gardens--Pictorial works.; Botanical gardens--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Conservatories--Colorado--Denver--Pictorial works.; Cheesman Park neighborhood (Denver, Colo.)--Pictorial works.; Denver (Colo.)--Pictorial works.
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Alonzo Thompson residence

Alonzo Thompson residence
Collection: Photographs - Western History
Title: Alonzo Thompson residence
Description: Handwritten on back of print: "1070 Humboldt."; Title supplied.; R7100271042
Subject: Thompson, Alonzo--Homes & haunts.; Cheesman Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1950-1960.; Denver (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1950-1960.
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Aerial view of Cheesman Park

Aerial view of Cheesman Park
Collection: Photographs - Western History
Title: Aerial view of Cheesman Park
Description: Formerly F48136; Hand-lettered on back of print: "Cheesman, Airplane views."; Title supplied.; R7100271547
Subject: Cheesman, Walter Scott, 1838-1907--Monuments.; Cheesman Park (Denver, Colo.)--1910-1920.; Denver (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Monuments & memorials--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.; Pavilions--Colorado--Denver--1910-1920.
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Denver Cemeteries – Historical Background

Finding the cemetery where your relatives are buried in the Denver area can be a challenge.  The earliest cemeteries, Mount Prospect and Acacia, have been moved and their records have not survived. To complicate matters, death records in Denver were not required until 1900 and they were not consistently recorded until about 1925.  Read more »

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