The Broadmoor Resort Announces Antique Flag & Map Boutique

Colorado Springs, CO—September 2013—The Five Star, Five Diamond Colorado Springs resort, The Broadmoor, is pleased to announce the arrival of a new, one-of-a-kind retail shop, The Great Republic.

The newest addition to The Broadmoor’s twenty-six shops on property, The Great Republic specializes in historical memorabilia, enhancing the resort’s comprehensive retail shopping experience. The shop offers a wide selection of rare and remarkable flags, including 19th century United States flags, exceptional period maps, unique Americana, vintage British Empire and American sporting antiques and collectibles, as well as modern day collectibles.

Standout items available at the boutique include everything from a beautifully framed 38-star American flag to a first edition engraving of Washington’s famous crossing of the Delaware, and an 1845 wall map of the United States to an early 20th century hand-carved wooden American eagle.

Product offerings at The Great Republic are designed for the client that puts a premium on unquestionable authenticity and quality of craftsmanship when investing in an exceptional piece of history, whether for themselves or as a gift.

”Our mission is to further The Broadmoor’s reputation as being one of the finest resort experiences through generating wonderment and excitement amongst the property’s guests with magnificent one-of-a kind offerings presented alongside an array of handcrafted must-have modern day pieces,” says founder and owner of The Great Republic, Eddie Papczun. “We strive to be a retail destination that guests will look forward to coming back to and visiting again and again.”

The Great Republic is located at The Broadmoor’s retail square, just south of Broadmoor Main’s entrance. Hours are Monday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. To contact The Great Republic or for more information, please call 719.471.6157 or visit


Opened in 1918, The Broadmoor is situated at the gateway to the Colorado Rocky Mountains in Colorado Springs. The Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond resort encompasses 3,000 acres with three championship golf courses and 744 lodging rooms and suites. Amenities include an award-winning spa and fitness center, nationally recognized tennis program, 26 retail boutiques and 19 restaurants, cafés and lounges including new distinct concept, PLAY at The Broadmoor, as well as renovated Golden Bee and Tavern. In August 2013, The Broadmoor opened The Ranch at Emerald Valley, an intimate retreat offering refined rustic luxury in the heart of Pike National Forest. In May 2014, the resort opens a scenic wilderness retreat, Cloud Camp, on Cheyenne Mountain, 3,000 feet above The Broadmoor.

The Broadmoor is a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts and Historic Hotels of America.

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