The Shady Side of Colorado History

Date and Time: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Randi Samuelson-Brown


Known as the "Wickedest Town West of the Mississippi", Denver wasn't shy or for the faint of heart. Prostitution, bad whiskey recipes, illicit drugs and games of chance were rife until 1916.  Join us for an evening of stories, good laughs and a spirited account of just how "bad" things used to be.

Colorado Vice in the 1890's

Highlands Ranch Historical Society (HRHS)
Randi Samuelson-Brown

The Shady Side of Colorado History

Available for sale will be copies of "The Beaten Territory",

a Colorado historical fiction based upon real people and events along Denver's Market Street.

Randi will be signing books before and following the program.

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An evening with Randi Samuelson-Brown will delight and surprise you
with a unique look at local history and wonderful entertainment.

About Randi Samuelson-Brown

Randi Samuelson-Brown is a writer who lives in Denver. Originally from Golden, her first published novel, The Beaten Territory, has been critically acclaimed and a finalist in various awards. 


Randi holds a BA in History and is passionate about preserving Colorado’s little-known history through both historical fiction and non-fiction. A member of various writing organizations, a surprising benefit of "The Beaten Territory" is speaking at museums and libraries throughout Colorado. Who knew there were so many fabulous people interested in history?!! 





Southridge Recreation Center
Upstairs Auditorium
4800 McArthur Ranch Road
Highlands Ranch 80130