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Alamosa County

Added by yongli on 06/24/2016 - 16:36, last changed on 05/09/2017 - 17:33

Alamosa County

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Alamosa County, named for the Spanish word for “cottonwood grove,” is located in the high San Luis Valley of south central Colorado. At 7,544 feet, the valley is bordered by the Sangre de Cristo Mountains on the east and the San Juan Mountains to the west. Alamosa County encompasses 723 square...

Bain’s Department Store

Added by yongli on 05/17/2017 - 15:34, last changed on 05/17/2017 - 15:40
In 1935 Joe Bain and his son, Victor, opened Bain’s Department Store on Main Street in Alamosa . After Bain’s closed, Victor Bain continued to own the building for decades, renting it out to a variety of automobile dealers and appliance shops. In 1994 the local nonprofit La Puente acquired the...
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