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Hand Hotel, Fairplay, Colorado by Margaret  Hyde
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1509 viewings on 19 July, 2014.

This hotel is in the small town of Fairplay in Colorado, USA. originally a gold and silver mining town. I don’t think there would have been any difficulty in seeing the sign.

The Hotel was originally built and named the Valiton Hotel in 1873 it was burned to the ground in 1920 and rebuilt in 1922-3. It has recently been sold and the new owner is updating and refurbishing the hotel which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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building, cars, colorado, fairplay, hotel, margaret hyde, sign, usa, pub

I am a keen amateur photographer (progressing from a Brownie Box to digital) who loves to combine travel and photography. I have travelled extensively in Australia and New Zealand with other trips to parts of UK & Europe, USA, Africa, Scandinavia and Canada. My photography reflects my interest in culture, scenery and wildlife relating to these travels.

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  • Gary Gurr
    Gary Gurrabout 4 years ago

    I do love the different styles of pubs aroung the world, that’s one of the joys of this group. Nice shot.Looks like it could do with some maintenance.

  • Hi Gary, Definitely has that “lived in” appearance. Am off on a trip from Queensland to Tasmania soon and hope to get some typical “country pub” shots.

    – Margaret Hyde

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