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George Rowe Museum Opens
May 28, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Silver Plume’s George Rowe Museum Opens Today for it’s 2016 season!
The museum will be open daily from Noon – 5pm through Labor Day, and weekends in September.
Please call (303) 569-2562 for information and group reservations. A park, playground, and picnic pavilion are available across the street for the public’s enjoyment. Self-guided walking tour information about Silver Plume is also available at the museum gift shop and area visitor centers.
The George Rowe Museum in the Silver Plume Schoolhouse is a history museum that depicts the silver mining boom of the late 1800s, including an original classroom and educational materials, with exhibits on mining, family life, sports, tourism, railroads, firefighting, business, government, religion, fraternal organizations, arts and crafts, and the history of Silver Plume. The Schoolhouse served Silver Plume’s children from 1894-1959. Since 1960, it has continued to educate through its museum exhibits depicting the old silver mining town of Silver Plume.
Silver Plume is the last town east of the Continental Divide, Exit 226. It is a hospitable and friendly town which can best be seen by walking through town, visiting the shops, and meeting the people. It is also known as a “living ghost town,” Victorian mining town, and it became part of the National Historic Landmark District in 1966.