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By Suzanne Silverthorn

Following the institution of Rocky Mountain nationwide Park in 1915, promotional campaigns generated by way of the railroads lured filthy rich tourists to the park with pictures of the nice outside and the various luxuries provided by way of the best lodges. 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 hooked up with the outlet of Fall River street, a brand new period of tourism was once brought that keeps this day. greater than two hundred postcards are utilized in this booklet to supply a chronology of the early inns, ranches, and different settings that experience formed the park�s background for greater than a century.

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