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Town Hall and Fire Station Museum

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1882. 606 Main St.

Following two major fires, this two-story hall was built for duty, for public meetings and as a “pleasant place for the reception of brother firemen who frequently visit the city.” The false-fronted building, topped by a gabled bell tower and bracketed cornice, has three round-arched, double-door entrances. After a new town hall was erected next door, this became a museum for mining, firefighting, and other artifacts.

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Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Town Hall and Fire Station Museum", [Silver Cliff, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-CR08.

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