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Colorow

Added by yongli on 01/23/2017 - 15:59, last changed on 10/15/2019 - 08:43
One of the best-known Ute leaders of the nineteenth century, Colorow (c. 1813–88) was involved in many significant events in Colorado history, from his first contact with white Americans during the Colorado Gold Rush to the Meeker Incident and his namesake “ Colorow’s War ” of 1887. Colorow’s...

Garfield County

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Garfield County

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Named for former president James Garfield, Garfield County is a mountainous county in western Colorado. Covering 2,956 square miles, it is bordered to the north by Rio Blanco County , to the east by Routt and Eagle Counties, to the south by Pitkin and Mesa Counties, and to the west by the state of...

Western Slope

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“A Fantasy land,” “a mystique,” “a state of mind”—these are only some of the expressions used to describe the Western Slope of Colorado, commonly defined as the roughly one-third of the state that lies west of the Continental Divide . The serpentine divide forms the region’s eastern boundary,...
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