Eben G. Fine Park
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About Eben G. Fine
Eben Givens Fine was born in Missouri in 1865. He came to Boulder in 1886 to take a job in George Fonda's drug store. In 1907 he became part owner of Temple Drug Company. He was an active member of the Chamber of Commerce, serving twice as its secretary. He helped raise subscriptions to build the Boulderado Hotel, and helped organize the Semi-Centennial Celebration in 1909. He was instrumental in bringing a group of Ute Indians to Boulder for the celebration. Fine lectured extensively on Boulder, making annual tours around the country to promote Boulder through slide lectures. He wrote a book of reminiscences shortly before his death called "Remembered Yesterdays." He died in 1957.
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