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Arthur Lakes

Added by yongli on 05/03/2017 - 14:22, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 07:36

Arthur Lakes

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Arthur Lakes (1844–1917) was an English naturalist who discovered dinosaur bones near Morrison in 1877, setting off the “dinosaur bone rush” in Colorado and the American West. Additionally, his research on mineral deposits and extraction methods proved essential to the region’s mining industry. An...

Jefferson County

Added by yongli on 03/31/2017 - 16:35, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 01:07
Jefferson County, commonly referred to as “Jeffco,” is named after former president Thomas Jefferson and covers 774 square miles in central Colorado west of Denver. Jeffco is bordered to the north by Boulder and Broomfield Counties, to the east by Adams , Denver , Arapahoe , and Douglas Counties,...

Morrison

Added by yongli on 02/01/2017 - 13:48, last changed on 08/26/2017 - 20:55
Morrison is a small tourist-oriented town of restaurants and antique shops located along Bear Creek in the valley south of Red Rocks , about fifteen miles southwest of Denver . Established in 1872, the town relied on George Morrison’s quarrying industry in its early years but gradually shifted to a...

Rooney Ranch

Added by yongli on 08/24/2016 - 10:01, last changed on 09/04/2017 - 01:07
Established in 1861 between Green Mountain and the hogback known as Dinosaur Ridge , Rooney Ranch is the oldest property continuously operated by the same family in Jefferson County . It was also the county’s largest cattle ranch ever and has one of the oldest stone buildings in the county. Today...
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