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Edwin Carter

Added by yongli on 01/08/2019 - 11:49, last changed on 11/27/2022 - 09:00

Edwin Carter

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Edwin Carter (1830–1900) was a prospector turned naturalist whose Colorado wildlife collection became the founding exhibit of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS). Originally from New York, Carter prospected in the Rocky Mountains during the 1860s, but he quickly gave up mining to collect...

Summit County

Added by Nick Johnson on 12/11/2015 - 07:56, last changed on 11/10/2022 - 01:42
Summit County is a mountainous county in central Colorado, approximately sixty-five miles west of Denver . Originally one of the largest of Colorado’s first seventeen counties, Summit County’s current border connects a ring of peaks around an area of 619 square miles. It is bordered to the north by...
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