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Delta County

Added by yongli on 03/04/2016 - 10:21, last changed on 11/15/2017 - 13:39

Delta County

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Delta County covers 1,149 square miles of the Gunnison and Uncompahgre River valleys in west central Colorado, including the southern part of Grand Mesa and the northern part of the Uncompahgre Plateau. The county is bordered to the north and west by Mesa County , to the east by Gunnison County ,...

Egyptian Theatre

Added by yongli on 11/05/2015 - 15:33, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 20:18
Built in 1928, the Egyptian Theatre in Delta was designed in the Egyptian Revival style by Denver architect Montana S. Fallis . The theater is perhaps best known as the site where the nationwide Depression-era “Bank Night” movie promotion began in 1933. The theater experienced a long period of...

Fort Uncompahgre

Added by yongli on 08/15/2016 - 16:13, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 20:40
Fort Uncompahgre was constructed in 1828 by Antoine Robidoux , a trader based out of Mexican Santa Fé. The trading post was situated about two miles down from the confluence of the Gunnison and Uncompahgre Rivers near the present-day community of Delta in western Colorado. The precise location of...

High Country News

Added by yongli on 03/14/2016 - 15:03, last changed on 09/02/2017 - 01:07
High Country News (HCN) is a nonprofit, independent media organization covering issues that define the American West. Based in the small western Colorado town of Paonia , High Country News publishes a biweekly newsmagazine as well as a variety of digital and print media. HCN is widely regarded as...
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