Denver’s Riverside Cemetery: Where History Lies

December 4, 2007 – 5:11 pm

For anyone interested in the remarkable history of Riverside Cemetery, there is no better single resource than Annette Student’s book, published in 2006, called “Riverside Cemetery: Where History Lies.”

As the Colorado Geneology Blog, cogenblog, said when the book was published last year:

A new book has just been published about Denver’s historic Riverside Cemetery, Colorado’s oldest “cemetery park” founded in 1876 (the same year Colorado became a state). According to the author, Annette L. Student, the book not only includes a history of the cemetery, but also 114 biographies of interesting Colorado citizens, including governors and other notable citizens ranging from cattlemen to prostitutes.

You can pick up the book in a number of bookstores locally:
Barnes and Noble (at a number of their Denver area stores)
Tattered Cover (online or at their stores – check for locations).
Colorado Historical Society bookstore (10% discount to CHS members; all copies signed by author).

The book is also available from the author; if you order directly, your copy can be personally autographed. You can contact the author by writing to the following address:

Annette L. Student
2266 South Eagle Court
Aurora, Colorado 80014

Thanks to our friends at CoGenBlog for posting this information as well.

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