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Rocky Mountain National Park historic places

William B. Butler

Rocky Mountain National Park historic places

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Published by Estes Park Museum Friends and Foundation Press in Estes Park, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic sites -- Colorado -- Rocky Mountain National Park,
  • Historic buildings -- Colorado -- Rocky Mountain National Park,
  • Rocky Mountain National Park (Colo.) -- History, Local

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 286-296) and index.

    StatementWilliam B. Butler ; [edited by] Sarah Holdt.
    ContributionsHoldt, Sarah.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF782.R59 B88 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 302 p. :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23654451M
    ISBN 109781607257547
    LC Control Number2008944343
    OCLC/WorldCa430191738


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