Independent Historian

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.

Lincoln Hills Country Club (1922-1966)

In the years prior to World War II, the Lincoln Hills Country Club was a renowned vacation development for African Americans in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Located in Gilpin County, an hour outside Denver, between Pinecliff and Rollinsville, Lincoln Hills was for years the … Read MoreLincoln Hills Country Club (1922-1966)