Historic Preservation Resources

Parker History Video

This half-hour video offers an insight into Parker's history. Videos are available for purchase at Town Hall for $5.

Historic Books

Several books have been written about Parker's history, as listed below:

  • "A Guidebook to Historic Sites in the Parker Area," Second Edition, by F.B. McLaughlin
  • "Parker Colorado," Fourth Edition, by Ruth L. Miller in collaboration with F.B. McLaughlin, Larry Smith, Loyd Glasier
  • "A Folk History of Parker and Hilltop," by Sandy Whelchel
  • "What's in a Name: Parker's Past Today," by Sandy Whelchel
  • "The Cherokee Trail," by Lee Whiteley
  • "Denver & New Orleans: In the Shadow of the Rockies," by James R. Jones

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