Since its beginning as a mining camp in 1859, Georgetown has attracted those who have
sought something very special. First it was the magic of gold and silver ore, now it’s the beauty
and ambiance of this picturesque town surrounded by the Rocky Mountains.
The first settlers came to the Georgetown area in 1859. George and David Griffith were
members of a mining party which decided to separate from the others in the Central City and
Idaho Springs areas. Some have reported the Griffith brothers and friends were actually looking
for Middle Park but took a wrong turn at Empire Junction. Nevertheless, they found gold in
Clear Creek (near the present day site of the Alpine Inn) and decided to settle in the area for
the rest of the summer and fall.
..........In the fall of 1867 citizens of the area began meeting to discuss the formation of a town.
On January 28, 1868 the Territorial Legislature passed a law incorporating the Town of
"Murder They Vowed: An Off-the-Track Mystery"
May 27th, 2006
A murder mystery presented by Hotel de Paris Museum, Chamber and Tourism Bureau of Clear Creek County
and Blue Mountain Talent.
Murder They Vowed - Murder Mystery Production
An Off the Track Mystery
Hotel de Paris in Georgetown
Is this a marriage or a train wreck?
6:30 pm Guests Arrive
7:00 pm Weddings, Refreshments & Murder
8:00 pm Clues and Detection
9:00 pm Mystery Solved
$30 per person. $5 of each ticket will be donated to the Hotel de Paris.
For reservations and tickets call 303-567-4660.
Limited seating so call early for your reservations.
Wine provided by Canyon Wind Cellars.
The Cafe Prague
(see picture below)
Formerly the Full Circle Cafe.
It is haunted- and was featured on Unexplained Mysteries.
Lights would turn on and off and things wouldn't work such as plumbing and water heater.
At times, events would be violent in regards to pushing people. Psychic Peter James investigated and found
that an entity named Edward Bainbridge haunted the establishment.
The cafe used to be the Nickel Saloon. Edward lost a game of poker and shot his opponent, Martin.
A mob took Edward and hung him, only to return to the saloon and found Martin still alive.