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Colorado National Bank

Added by Nick Johnson on 11/20/2022 - 08:35, last changed on 11/20/2022 - 08:42

Colorado National Bank

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Colorado National Bank (CNB) was founded in Denver in 1862 and managed to survive the state’s ups and downs until its 1998 sale to Minneapolis-based US Bank. The intermarried Kountze and Berger families, prominent as early Denver treasurers, civic leaders, and investors, ran the bank for most of...

Great Western Sugar Company

Added by yongli on 01/20/2021 - 17:50, last changed on 10/25/2022 - 22:41
The Great Western Sugar Company was co-founded by Charles Boettcher in 1900 after he observed the hardy, profitable sugar beet crop while vacationing in Europe. In Colorado, the sugar beet industry he helped launch proved a boon to the state and local communities for nearly eighty years. After...


Added by yongli on 06/19/2018 - 13:33, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 05:48
Greeley is a growing community of 100,000 people along the Front Range in northeastern Colorado. Founded as an agricultural colony in 1870, the city has an economic, political, and cultural reach that extends far beyond its municipal borders. Greeley is the county seat of Weld County , one of the...

Sugar Beet Industry

Added by yongli on 11/02/2015 - 16:15, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 12:43
Today sugar beet production is a small part of Colorado’s economy, but in the twentieth century it was the most important agricultural activity in the state. Of more than twenty sugar-refining factories, most built between 1899 and 1920, only the Fort Morgan factory remains in operation. In recent...
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