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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 12/07/2020 - 01:07
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...

John C. Frémont

Added by yongli on 08/03/2016 - 15:52, last changed on 04/17/2021 - 10:14
John Charles Frémont (1813–90) was an American explorer and cartographer for the US Topographical Engineers who crossed Colorado on various expeditions. Between 1842 and 1853, Frémont led five western expeditions with numerous objectives. He was also involved in the Mexican-American War (1846–48)...
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