Here Are The Oldest Photos Ever Taken In Denver And They’re Incredible

When Denver was first founded in 1858, there was no way that the city’s popularity and consistent growth could have been predicted. Today, the Mile High City is America’s most highly educated city, has the largest park system in the country, and ranks #20 in terms of population. To get a better idea of what Denver looked like during its beginning years, check out this fascinating video by J Steven Opp:

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For even more historic pictures of Denver, click on This Is What Denver Looked Like 100 Years Ago…It May Surprise You.