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  • Kit Carson County Courthouse

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    The Kit Carson County Courthouse in Burlington, c. 1921. 
    Kit Carson County Courthouse
  • Kit Carson County

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    Kit Carson County, named for the famous trapper and Army scout Kit Carson, was formed in 1889 on Colorado's eastern plains.
    Kit Carson County
  • Dust storm in Burlington, 1934

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    The Dust Bowl was one of the most devastating periods in Colorado history, displacing thousands from the eastern plains. Here, a dust storm blackens the sky as it bears down on Burlington, the Kit Carson County seat, in 1934.
    Dust storm in Burlington, 1934
  • Old Town Museum, Burlington

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    Burlington's Old Town Museum, located at 420 S. Fourteenth Street, holds twenty-one fully restored historical buildings, each with a collection of historic artifacts. 
    Old Town Museum, Burlington

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