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Arthur Carhart

Added by yongli on 05/06/2016 - 14:37, last changed on 11/21/2019 - 10:54

Arthur Carhart

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Arthur Hawthorne Carhart (1892–1978) was a novelist, US Forest Service (USFS) official, and landscape architect known for developing a commonsense, nonpartisan, and democratic approach to conservation and natural resource management. His legacy lives on today in the Arthur Carhart National...

De Beque House

Added by yongli on 12/20/2016 - 14:05, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 18:16
The De Beque House was built in 1889 at 233 Denver Street in the town of De Beque, Mesa County . It was the home of Wallace A.E. de Beque , one of the town’s founders. The wood-frame house has remained mostly unchanged since de Beque’s death in 1930 and is the last surviving property that...

Edward T. Taylor House

Added by yongli on 09/10/2015 - 16:45, last changed on 11/07/2019 - 11:16
Longtime Colorado state senator and US Congressman Edward T. Taylor (1858–1941) built his house in downtown Glenwood Springs (903 Bennett Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601) in 1904. Taylor lived in the house whenever he was in Colorado during the three decades he served in the US House of...

Garfield County

Added by yongli on 12/28/2015 - 16:01, last changed on 10/30/2019 - 10:43
Named for former president James Garfield, Garfield County is a mountainous county in western Colorado. Covering 2,956 square miles, it is bordered to the north by Rio Blanco County , to the east by Routt and Eagle Counties, to the south by Pitkin and Mesa Counties, and to the west by the state of...

Glenwood Springs Hydroelectric Plant (Glenwood Center for the Arts)

Added by yongli on 09/11/2015 - 16:01, last changed on 10/30/2019 - 10:39
Built in 1888, the Glenwood Springs Hydroelectric Plant building is one of the earliest hydroelectric plants still standing in Colorado. The plant made Glenwood Springs one of the first cities in the United States to be lit by hydroelectric power, and the plant continued to supply some of the city’...

Interstate 70

Added by yongli on 11/19/2015 - 16:17, last changed on 11/24/2019 - 01:07
Interstate Highway 70 spans 2,100 miles across the United States, crossing the entire state of Colorado. The eastern end of the highway lies west of Baltimore, Maryland. From there it bisects the country until it reaches Cove Fort in Central Utah, where it merges into Interstate 15. In Colorado, I-...

Kewclaw Archaeological Site

Added by yongli on 08/24/2016 - 16:22, last changed on 10/04/2019 - 11:02
Located in Battlement Mesa , the Kewclaw Archaeological Site contains the best-preserved Archaic period (5500 BCE–150 CE) structure in Colorado. Dating to at least 1095 BCE, the Kewclaw pithouse was built in a resource-rich area that would have allowed a nuclear family to use it as a base for...

Western Hotel

Added by yongli on 07/05/2017 - 13:54, last changed on 12/06/2017 - 01:07
The Western Hotel at 716 Cooper Avenue in Glenwood Springs started in 1887 as a one-story brick restaurant building. In the early twentieth century, the building was expanded under the ownership of the Bosco family, which began renting rooms there by the early 1920s. Later owned and operated for...
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