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Ammons Hall

Added by yongli on 12/19/2016 - 12:50, last changed on 11/11/2019 - 12:40

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Located on the northwest corner of the Oval on the campus of Colorado State University in Fort Collins , Ammons Hall opened in 1922 as a women’s gymnasium and social center. Designed by Denver architect Eugene Groves , the Italian Renaissance Revival building signaled that the college recognized...


Added by yongli on 08/24/2022 - 13:20, last changed on 11/16/2022 - 07:38
Avalanches are quite common in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains . They can occur anywhere there is a sizeable amount of snow and steep slopes, meaning most of Colorado’s High Country (from 10,000 to 13,000 feet) is prone to avalanches. The massive snow slides are extremely dangerous; between 1859 and...

Colorado Water Institute

Added by yongli on 04/03/2017 - 16:10, last changed on 10/04/2020 - 01:07
The Colorado Water Institute (CWI), an affiliate of Colorado State University (CSU) since 1965, exists for the express purpose of focusing the expertise of higher education on evolving water concerns and problems in the Centennial State. History Formerly known as the...

Fort Collins

Added by yongli on 09/13/2017 - 14:46, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 06:40
Fort Collins, the fourth-most populous city in Colorado, lies along the Cache la Poudre River near the foothills of the northern Front Range . The seat of Larimer County , Fort Collins was founded as an Army camp in 1864 and has since developed into a regional hub for education, business, culture,...

Guggenheim Hall

Added by yongli on 12/19/2016 - 15:32, last changed on 11/11/2019 - 12:13
Built in 1910, Guggenheim Hall is located on the northeast side of the Oval on the campus of Colorado State University (CSU) in Fort Collins . As the headquarters of the school’s home economics program in the early twentieth century, the neoclassical building is significant for its role in the...

Kaplan-Hoover Bison Kill Site

Added by yongli on 07/31/2020 - 14:42, last changed on 11/20/2022 - 21:45
The Kaplan-Hoover Bison Kill Site west of Windsor preserves one of the largest single-event Archaic arroyo kills ever found. Discovered in 1997 during construction of a housing development, the site was excavated by a Colorado State University (CSU) team led by Lawrence C. Todd. Because of the site...

Public Lands History Center

Added by yongli on 08/09/2022 - 15:36, last changed on 08/09/2022 - 15:38
The Public Lands History Center (PLHC) is a special unit of the History Department at Colorado State University in Fort Collins . Since 2007 it has partnered with students, communities, and land management agencies of all types to document the history of the nation’s public lands. While the PLHC’s...

Spring Creek Flood of 1997

Added by yongli on 10/22/2015 - 13:14, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 12:43
On July 28, 1997, the city of Fort Collins was inundated with the heaviest rains ever recorded in a Colorado urban area. During the peak of the storm, about six inches fell in an hour and a half. This caused Spring Creek, a tributary of the Cache la Poudre River , to rise thirty feet beyond its...

Theodosia Ammons

Added by yongli on 01/15/2020 - 12:42, last changed on 10/25/2022 - 21:39
Theodosia Ammons (1862–1907) worked extensively throughout her life to advance the cause of women’s suffrage . She became president of the Colorado Equal Suffrage Association and was cofounder of the department of domestic economy at Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University ),...

Water Resources Archive

Added by yongli on 02/03/2017 - 11:15, last changed on 03/07/2019 - 01:07
The only repository of its kind in the state, the Water Resources Archive at Colorado State University (CSU) focuses on preserving the documentation of Colorado’s water heritage. Issues and solutions surrounding water form a significant part of the semiarid state’s history. Colorado was the site of...
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