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Arapahoe County

Added by yongli on 12/28/2015 - 15:28, last changed on 10/20/2017 - 09:26
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...

Buffalo Peaks Ranch

Added by yongli on 06/28/2017 - 16:14, last changed on 08/29/2017 - 08:04
Buffalo Peaks Ranch is one of the oldest ranches in South Park , with roots in Adolphe and Marie Guiraud’s 1862 homestead along the Middle Fork of the South Platte River between Hartsel and Fairplay . Over the next eighty years, three generations of the Guiraud family gradually expanded the ranch...

Colorado in World War I

Added by yongli on 09/13/2017 - 14:17, last changed on 09/13/2017 - 17:39
As Europe stumbled into war in late July and early August 1914, Coloradans viewed the conflict with mixed emotions. Some favored the English, French, Italians, Russians, and their allies. Others preferred the Germans and Austrians and their friends. The divisions were predictable. The 1910 federal...

Denver

Added by yongli on 08/03/2016 - 15:33, last changed on 10/17/2017 - 10:17
Denver is the capital of Colorado and the twenty-first largest city in the United States, sprawling over six counties and 3,497 square miles of the High Plains and the Rocky Mountain foothills. Centered at the confluence of the South Platte River and Cherry Creek , the city and county of Denver...

Hayden Ranch

Added by yongli on 07/05/2017 - 13:02, last changed on 08/29/2017 - 08:04
Located about ten miles south of Leadville in the Upper Arkansas Valley, Hayden Ranch was one of the most important early agricultural operations in Lake County . Owned by the Hayden family from 1872 to 1933, the ranch raised hay and cattle for sale in Leadville, Denver , and other markets...
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