One of the most famous people in Colorado's history is Margaret "Molly" Brown. Known as one of the survivors of the Titanic sinking in 1912, she was strong before that disaster, and strong after.

Many Coloradans know of "The Unsinkable Molly Brown," through the movie, "Titanic." Many may also know of the museum in Denver that used to be her home in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

How many, however, have take the tour of that museum?

Margaret Tobin moved with her brother to Leadville in the late 1880's when the sliver rush was on; she had always wanted to move out west (from Mississippi) and this was a great opportunity to do so. Right there, shows how strong-willed Molly was; things in Leadville were very rugged.

Molly Was One to Always Reach Out to Help

According to the Molly Brown House Museum, while Molly was working at a department store in Leadville, she saw how the gold rush and sliver rush had taken its toll on those who pursued those riches.

Being a part of the Catholic church, Molly began getting involved with the soup kitchens and other charity efforts in the area; again, that shows how "tough and caring" Molly was.

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She met her husband, who was in the mining industry, while living in Leadville. While the silver market had crashed, Joseph "J.J" Brown discovered gold in one of the mines, which made he and Molly millionaires.

From Struggling in Leadville to Lavishness in Denver

With their fortune, Molly and J.J. moved to Denver, into a very nice house that had been built by a couple whom had made their own fortune in sliver, but had to sell the home after that market crashed.

That home was in the Capitol Hill area of Denver, at 1340 Pennsylvania.

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Known as a champion for people's rights, Molly was a strong proponent of the right for women to vote, along with fighting for the rights of coal mine workers, among other great endeavors.

The home had changed hands a few times after Molly's passing, but in 1970, it was saved from demolition and turned into a museum in tribute to "The Unsinkable" Molly Brown.

Take a Look Inside The Molly Brown House Museum in Denver

Widely known as a survivor of the Titanic sinking, "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" was more than just that. Margaret "Molly" Brown fought for women's voting rights, labor rights, and was nearly a U.S. Senator.

The home in Denver, that she had once occupied with her husband and family, has been restored to its original look when Molly lived there.

Gallery Credit: Dave Jensen

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