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World's Wonder View Tower

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1927, Charles Gregory. .5 mile west of Genoa on I-70 exit 371

This zany twenty-room museum of curiosities houses three two-headed calves, 20,000 arrowheads, antique guns, and mammoth bones. The stuccoed, six-story frame tower supposedly gives a view of six states. The museum walls are of local fieldstone and concrete several feet thick. Although the cafe, theater, and roof-top dance pavilion are gone, a second owner has kept this homemade roadside attraction open as a museum.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "World's Wonder View Tower", [Genoa, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 269-269.

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