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Cheyenne County Jail

Added by yongli on 03/15/2016 - 15:01, last changed on 10/19/2022 - 06:39

Cheyenne County Jail

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Built in 1894, the Cheyenne County Jail represented the young county’s dedication to law and order and helped instill a sense of civic pride. It is the only surviving jail designed by the important early Colorado architect Robert S. Roeschlaub . After a new jail opened in 1961, the Roeschlaub-...

The Dust Bowl

Added by yongli on 05/09/2016 - 10:53, last changed on 08/12/2022 - 07:48
In the 1930s, eastern Colorado experienced the worst ecological disaster in the state’s history. Unsustainable farming practices and widespread drought transformed the once fertile Great Plains into a barren landscape, inhospitable to both humans and animals. The experience of the Dust Bowl...

Wild Horse School

Added by yongli on 05/19/2017 - 16:32, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 08:08
The Wild Horse School was built in 1911–12 and served until 1964 as the only school in the town of Wild Horse (8513 State Hwy 40 287, Wild Horse, CO 80862), in Cheyenne County . Originally a two-room building, the schoolhouse was expanded when a separate one-room structure was moved to the site in...
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