Tracy Beach Books

   The Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center is proud to present local author, Tracy Beach and her two latest books:

"The Tunnels Under Our Feet"


"My Life as a Whore"





   "The Tunnels Under Our Feet" records Tracy's research of hidden tunnels under the streets of many Colorado towns. Tracy's investigations take her to Pueblo, Durango, Victor Cripple Creek, Canon City, Florence and many more! 

    Accompanying pictures in this wonderful book  show the "forgotten hollow sidewalks" of each town.

    "My Life as a Whore" is the biography of Madam Laura Evens--1871-1953. Laura was a madam in Salida, Colorado. Laura encounters, Baby Doe Tabor, Jack Dempsey, the Manassa Mauler, and Florence's own madam, Lilliam Powers .

     Find out why Listerine, Calvin Coolidge, and the Ku Klux Klan are in Tracy's book.

Fill out the order form and send your check and form to the Florence Pioneer Museum.Both books are a great read for any time of the year!
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Mission Statement

To collect, preserve and interpret the rich historical heritage of
Florence Colorado, the surrounding mining
towns and eastern Fremont County.


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