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Julesburg Public Library

Added by yongli on 10/31/2016 - 09:55, last changed on 10/23/2019 - 11:46
Located at the corner of East Fourth and Cedar Streets, the Julesburg Public Library was built in 1937, after the Julesburg Woman’s Club led a long-term effort to get a permanent library building for the community. Designed by Stanley Morse in the Art Moderne style, the library includes several...

Julesburg Union Pacific Depot

Added by yongli on 11/09/2015 - 16:34, last changed on 10/19/2022 - 07:40
Completed in 1930, the Union Pacific Railroad depot in Julesburg is a reminder of the town’s long-standing ties to the railroad. In the 1860s Julesburg served briefly as the end-of-track town when the Union Pacific was building its transcontinental line west, and the town even moved twice to...

Overland Trail

Added by yongli on 03/11/2016 - 16:42, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 12:43
The Overland Trail, also known as the "Central Overland Emigrant Route," was an important nineteenth-century corridor for explorers, colonists, miners, and traders that ran from Atchison, Kansas, to Fort Bridger, Wyoming. It followed preexisting Indigenous and early explorer trails throughout most...

Sedgwick County

Added by yongli on 01/31/2017 - 10:24, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 12:54
Sedgwick County covers 549 square miles in the northeastern corner of Colorado. It was established in 1889 and named for Fort Sedgwick . Straddling the South Platte River , the county is bordered by Nebraska’s Deuel and Perkins Counties to the north and east, and by Colorado’s Phillips and Logan...
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