Arboretum at Fairmount

Arboretum at Fairmount

The Trees of Fairmount   In 2013, Fairmount began a survey of our trees, cataloguing them based on location, size and species. Donations of time and/or money were made by Denver Forestry, Colorado State Forest Service, Front Range Urban Forestry Council and the...

Capt. Silas Stillman Soule

Another shooting on the streets of Denver Silas Soule (pronounced “sole”) was born in Maine in 1838, and grew up there and later in Massachusetts. His parents were strong abolitionists who joined a group whose goal was to help settle the Kansas territory and bring it...
Veterans of Riverside Cemetery

Veterans of Riverside Cemetery

In late 2014, the Fairmount Heritage Foundation asked if I would develop a research project for the Riverside Veterans as I did for the babies and children buried in Block 12 (Riverside Block 12 Project). With excitement stirring in my heart I responded: “Yes, I would love to.” However, there was a caveat,… the Burial Books and the Block Books had been sent out for digitization, and, therefore not available for me to search through.