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Walking Colorado: An Introduction to the Origins Section

Added by yongli on 01/20/2017 - 11:41, last changed on 11/19/2019 - 10:53
Hundreds of generations of Native American ancestors are represented in Colorado by scatters of artifacts along with the less portable evidence of shelter, the warmth of hearths, storage needs, and symbolic expression. We learn about them through archaeology and indigenous peoples’ oral traditions...

Arapahoe County

Added by yongli on 12/28/2015 - 15:28, last changed on 10/16/2019 - 13:48
Arapahoe County covers 805 square miles in north central Colorado, running east across the high plains from the southern edge of Denver . It is named for the Arapaho , who once inhabited the area. One of the oldest counties in the state, Arapahoe County is bordered on the north by Denver and Adams...

Bent's Forts

Added by Nick Johnson on 05/06/2016 - 10:52, last changed on 05/28/2019 - 14:40
In the early and mid-nineteenth century, when the western United States was in a seemingly unending state of flux as people competed for dominance over the land and its resources, three men moved to what would eventually become southeastern Colorado and there established a trading and commercial...

Boulder

Added by yongli on 02/22/2017 - 12:34, last changed on 12/03/2019 - 01:07
Boulder is Colorado’s eleventh-most populous city, twenty-five miles northwest of Denver , nestled against the foothills of the Front Range . Home of the University of Colorado (CU), the city has a population of 97,385 and is the seat of Boulder County . Boulder was founded during the Colorado Gold...

Boulder County

Added by yongli on 12/28/2015 - 15:47, last changed on 11/04/2019 - 13:38
Boulder County encompasses 740 square miles of the western plains and Rocky Mountains in north central Colorado. The county straddles three unique geographic zones: mountains in the west, plains in the east, and a natural trough that runs between the plains and foothills. Its western boundary,...

Colorado

Added by yongli on 06/19/2018 - 12:08, last changed on 11/20/2019 - 13:30
Colorado, “the Centennial State,” was the thirty-eighth state to enter the Union on August 1, 1876. Its diverse geography encompasses 104,094 square miles of the American West and includes swathes of the Great Plains , southern Rocky Mountains , and the Colorado Plateau. Colorado has an average...

Joseph Hutchison

Added by yongli on 12/12/2018 - 13:31, last changed on 02/13/2019 - 12:24
Joseph Hutchison, Poet Laureate of Colorado (2014–2019), is the award-winning author of seventeen poetry collections, including The World As Is: New & Selected Poems, 1972-2015; The Satire Lounge; Marked Men; Thread of the Real ; and Bed of Coals . He has co-edited two poetry anthologies—the...

Margaret Coel

Added by yongli on 01/08/2019 - 14:36, last changed on 10/23/2019 - 07:20
Margaret Coel (1937– ) is a New York Times best-selling author of both fiction and nonfiction. She is best known for her Wind River Mystery Series but has also published five nonfiction books, a book of short stories, and two additional mystery novels that take place in Denver . She is a fourth-...
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