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Boggsville

Added by yongli on 11/05/2015 - 13:48, last changed on 04/19/2017 - 11:46

Boggs House

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Founded in 1866 near the confluence of the Arkansas and Purgatoire Rivers, Boggsville became the first permanent settlement in southeastern Colorado. Its residents pioneered irrigation and large-scale farming and ranching in the Arkansas Valley. The town flourished for a few years. In the 1870s,...

Las Animas County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 16:20, last changed on 04/15/2017 - 16:39
Las Animas County, the largest county in Colorado, covers 4,775 square miles in the southern end of the state, east of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains . It was originally part of a larger Huerfano County that encompassed all of southeast Colorado. Today, it is bordered by Huerfano County to the...

Otero County

Added by yongli on 10/29/2015 - 14:30, last changed on 09/10/2016 - 06:19
Otero County is located in southeastern Colorado and covers 1,270 square miles of rolling plains and the fertile Arkansas River Valley. It is bordered by Pueblo County to the west, Crowley and Kiowa Counties to the north, Bent County to the east, and Las Animas County to the south and southwest...
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