Twin Lakes & the Interlaken Resort

by Virginia McConnell Simmons Although few places in Colorado have finer scenery than the conjoined Twin Lakes, the fortunes of this hamlet have ebbed and flowed, just as the water levels of the lakes has. Originally, these natural glacial lakes consisted of conjoined bodies of water, one about two and one-half miles in length by …

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Dexter Cabin open for tours

Sidebar by Lynda La Rocca

James V. Dexter – September 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine

In 1948, the Colorado Historical Society moved the Dexter Cabin to its current location next to the Healy House Museum at 912 Harrison Avenue, one block north of Leadville’s downtown business district. A bequest from Roland G. Parvin, the husband of James V. Dexter’s daughter Harriet, enabled the Historical Society to restore the cabin.

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