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Jackson County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 13:35, last changed on 11/20/2022 - 22:27

Jackson County

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Jackson County, named after former US President Andrew Jackson, covers 1,621 square miles in northern Colorado. It encompasses North Park , a large intermountain basin that holds the headwaters of the North Platte River . The North Platte flows north out of Jackson County into Wyoming. The county’s...

Jackson County Courthouse

Added by yongli on 11/09/2015 - 15:55, last changed on 12/10/2018 - 09:11
Built in 1913, the three-story Jackson County Courthouse in Walden is the most important building in the county. Designed by the prominent early twentieth-century Denver architect William N. Bowman (1868–1944), the building continues to house most county functions today. Incorporated in...

Lake Agnes Cabin

Added by yongli on 05/19/2017 - 10:10, last changed on 01/29/2021 - 15:54
Lake Agnes Cabin is a one-room log cabin about a half-mile north of Lake Agnes in the Never Summer Mountains . Built in 1925, the cabin was intended to provide accommodations for a boys’ summer camp and was later used by forest rangers in the area. Today it is in State Forest State Park and is...

Sage grouse

Added by yongli on 05/17/2016 - 11:07, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 13:54
Sage grouse are a group of chicken-sized birds with a unique breeding behavior and dependence on sagebrush shrubs (genus Artemisia ) for food and shelter throughout their life cycle. In the last century, human population expansion throughout western North America has reduced the amount of sagebrush...
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