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Colorado Women's Prison

Added by yongli on 11/05/2015 - 14:42, last changed on 02/16/2018 - 13:49
The Colorado Women’s Prison in Cañon City was built in 1935, after three previous women’s buildings at the State Penitentiary had been appropriated for other uses. Standing just east of the penitentiary walls, the women’s prison housed female inmates from Colorado and several other states until the...

Fremont County

Added by yongli on 01/31/2017 - 10:47, last changed on 11/20/2019 - 10:32
Fremont County is located in south-central Colorado, bordered by Park and Teller Counties to the north, El Paso County to the east, Pueblo County to the southeast, Custer County to the south, and Saguache and Chaffee Counties to the north. Fremont County comprises 1,533 square miles with an...

Garden Park School

Added by yongli on 12/06/2017 - 15:12, last changed on 12/28/2017 - 13:45
The Garden Park School is a one-story brick schoolhouse completed in 1895 to replace an earlier school that was destroyed by fire. Standing at a prominent bend in Garden Park Road about nine miles north of Cañon City , the school served local students until 1961 and served as a community center for...

Juliana Aragón Fatula

Added by yongli on 12/11/2018 - 16:03, last changed on 07/11/2019 - 01:07
Juliana Aragón Fatula, a southern Colorado native and a member of the Sandra Cisneros’ Macondo Foundation, won the High Plains Book Festival Poetry Award 2016 for her second book, Red Canyon Falling on Churches . Her first book, Crazy Chicana in Catholic City , published by Conundrum...
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