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Artistic Rendering of the Tivoli Building During Frontier Days, c.1997

Identifier: B359.01.00004


Image is an artistic rendering of the Tivoli building during Frontier Days in Wyoming. It was created by David Halbach, and titled Daddy of em' All.


  • c.1997

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Biographical / Historical

The Tivoli Building was established by the Richardson Brothers in 1892. The Tivoli has been a landmark since Cheyenne's early days when the town was known as the "Paris of the West." It was a regular hangout for visiting cowboys during Cheyenne Frontier Days. In 1919 Sam Marchick purchased the building and turned it into a successful clothing store. When Prohibition ended it once again became a popular upscale beer garden. Sam came to America from Ostrovo, Poland in 1904 and lived in Denver for a short time before moving to Cheyenne. Accompanying him to Cheyenne were his wife Lillian and their six children: Joseph, Benjamin, Jacob, Mary, Arline, and Faye. Sam was a visionary who helped to establish Cheyenne as a commercial center. As he prospered and bought real estate, he became a vital leader in the community. In 1915 he helped build Cheyenne's first Synagogue, located at 20th and Pioneer Avenue. The Marchick family owned the Tivoli building until 1976.


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