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Las Animas County

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    Las Animas County, the largest county in Colorado, was established in 1866.
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References: 

Carl Abbott, Stephen J. Leonard, and David McComb, Colorado: A History of the Centennial State 3rd ed. (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 1995).

Apishapa Valley Historical Society, “The Jose Ramon Aguilar Story,” n.d.

Apishapa Valley Historical Society, “History,” n.d.

Thomas G. Andrews, Killing for Coal: America’s Deadliest Labor War (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008).

Richard Carrillo, Abbey Christman, Kathleen Corbett, Lindsay Joyner, and Jonathon Rusch, Historic Context Study of the Purgatoire River Region (Denver: Colorado Presevation, Inc., 2011).

Phil Carson, Across the Northern Frontier: Spanish Explorations in Colorado (Boulder, CO: Johnson Books, 1998).

Colorado Parks & Wildlife, “Trinidad Lake,” n.d.

José E. Fernández, The Biography of Casimiro Barela (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2003).

Pekka Hämäiläinen, The Comanche Empire (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008).

Janet Lecompte, Pueblo, Hardscrabble, Greenhorn (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980).

William E. Pabor, Colorado As An Agricultural State (New York: Orange Judd, 1883).

Martha Quillen, “Mexican Land Grants in Colorado,” Colorado Central Magazine, December 1, 2001.

Virginia McConnell Simmons, The Ute Indians of Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2000).

US Army Corps of Engineers, “Trinidad Lake Project,” n.d.

US Department of Agriculture, “2012 Census of Agriculture County Profile: Las Animas County Colorado,” National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Morris F. Taylor, Trinidad, Colorado Territory (Pueblo, CO: O’Brien Printing & Stationery, 1966).

Trinidad Enterprise, September 12, 1873.

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