Andrea Juarez is a Denver freelance writer who writes about history, culture, the outdoors and entrepreneurship. Juarez is the author of “A Home in the Hills: Lincoln Hills, An African American Monument in Colorado’s Mountains,” which was originally published in the Denver Urban Spectrum and which received the Colorado Association of Black Journalists’ Scribes in Excellence Award in 2007.
Winks Lodge, ca. 1930 (Image Courtesy of James P. Beckwourth Mountain Club) In the years prior to World War II through segregation, Lincoln Hills Country Club was a renowned vacation development for African Americans in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Located in Gilpin County, … Read MoreWinks Lodge (1928-1965)