357 SQ. FT. | FLOOR PLAN The town of Silver Plume was named in remembrance of the silver found in the small mountain town during the mid-19th century. Silver Plume’s railroad was originally expected to continue onto Leadville. Instead the railroad ended up serving the mining camps between Denver and the small town. Today the
400 SQ. FT. | FLOOR PLAN The historic town of Georgetown saw years of prospecting, first gold, then silver, causing the town’s population to fluctuate. In 1893, the Sherman Silver Purchase Act wiped out many fortunes in Georgetown and silver camps throughout Colorado. Henry Brown was forced to mortgage The Brown Palace as a result.
336 SQ. FT. | FLOOR PLAN In 1877, the Colorado Silver Boom began in Leadville and made the fortunes of Horace Tabor, J.J. Brown (Molly Brown’s husband), the Guggenheims and the Boettchers. Charles Boettcher’s hardware store was located right across the street from Tabor’s Clarendon Hotel, formerly managed by William Bush.
340 SQ. FT. | FLOOR PLAN Cripple Creek gave rise to many who would become associated with The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa. Notable figures who began their careers in the early mining town include: prospector and philanthropist W.S. Stratton, real estate developer Horace W. Bennett, and mining magnate Henry M. Blackmer. Blackmer’s son and
365 SQ. FT. | FLOOR PLAN Named for the three generations of Boettchers, who owned The Brown Palace from 1922 until 1980, this board room tucked away on the eighth floor conveniently adjoins to an executive one-bedroom suite (if needed). It features a cherry conference table, perfect for up to 14 persons, with leather executive-style
437 SQ. FT. | FLOOR PLAN Winfield Scott Stratton discovered the Independence Mine near Cripple Creek, Colorado on July 4, 1891. Stratton became involved with The Brown Palace in the early 1900s when he acquired Henry Brown’s outstanding mortgages. He remained part of the hotel’s ownership until it was purchased by Horace W. Bennett and
483 SQ. FT. | FLOOR PLAN This meeting facility, once known as an Executive Chamber, was set aside for regional sales conferences. It was renamed the Tabor Room to honor one of The Brown Palace’s first general managers, N. Maxcy Tabor, son of Horace and Augusta Tabor. Since 1955, it has been the site of