Colorado Experience: The Tabors
In 1879, the Colorado Silver Boom caused hordes of silver seekers to rush the Rockies. Horace Tabor joined the crowds and became one of the richest silver barons in history. His story took unexpected turns as he left his wife for a younger woman, only to lose his fortune and die alone. Discover the lives of Colorado’s most famous love triangle.
Colorado Experience: Colorado Coined
After the gold rush hit Colorado in 1859, prospectors craved a way to carry and spend their rich finds. Architecturally-inspired by the Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence, Italy, the Denver Mint solved this problem and began minting coins in 1906. Enter through the ornate doors of one of the U.S.'s most beautiful manufacturing plants.
Colorado Experience: Centennial Farms
The history of Colorado mirrors the history of agriculture. Meet three families who continue to work the land their ancestors first tilled over one hundred years ago.
Colorado Experience: Nation Western Stock Show
On a warm day in an otherwise blustery January 1906, the first "Western Live Stock Show" opened in Denver under a circus tent. The event welcomed thousands of stockmen from all across the American West to show-off their animals and trade stock. Discover how the show has grown into a state treasure and symbol of Colorado's deep agricultural roots.
Colorado Experience: The Sheriff
Rankin Scott Kelly fled New England in anticipation of prosecution for murder. This early brush with crime served as a catalyst for Kelly's dedication to the law, becoming El Paso County's first sheriff. Follow Kelly through the unmapped Colorado Territory as he tracks outlaws such as Big Tooth Jim and the Espinosa Brothers.
Colorado Experience: Trinidad
Discover the fascinating history of one of the oldest towns in Colorado. From a farming community, to a coal mining metropolis, to an innovative center for sex reassignment surgery and to an artistic community, Trinidad continually reinvents itself.
Colorado Experience: Boggsville
Explore the booming 1866 town on the Eastern Plains and the colorful characters who lived there until tragedy struck in the 1880s.