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Fort Morgan State Armory

Added by yongli on 05/19/2017 - 11:03, last changed on 08/29/2017 - 08:04
Built in 1922, the Fort Morgan State Armory is located at 528 State Street in Fort Morgan in northeast Colorado (528 State St, 80701 Fort Morgan, United States). It served as headquarters of Company M, Seventeenth Infantry of the Colorado National Guard until 1996, when the guard moved to Denver...

Morgan County

Added by yongli on 09/29/2016 - 16:20, last changed on 11/11/2019 - 13:23

Morgan County

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Morgan County covers 1,294 square miles of the South Platte valley and the Great Plains northeast of Denver. It is bordered by Weld County to the north and west, Logan and Washington Counties to the north and east, and Adams and Washington Counties to the south. The county has a population of 28,...

Morgan County Courthouse and Jail

Added by yongli on 03/16/2016 - 13:57, last changed on 11/19/2019 - 11:00
Morgan County’s 1921 jail and 1936 courthouse in Fort Morgan replaced the county’s original facilities after the county had outgrown them. The courthouse was funded by the Public Works Administration (PWA) and designed by the modernist Colorado architect Eugene Groves . In 1988 both facilities were...

The Sugar Beet Industry

Added by yongli on 11/02/2015 - 16:15, last changed on 10/16/2019 - 13:29
Today sugar beet production is a small part of Colorado’s economy, but in the twentieth century it was the most important agricultural activity in the state. Of more than twenty sugar-refining factories, most built between 1899 and 1920, only the Fort Morgan factory remains in operation. In recent...
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