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Mesa Verde National Park Administrative District

Added by yongli on 10/27/2016 - 15:55, last changed on 10/24/2019 - 11:59
The Mesa Verde National Park Administrative District consists of six Pueblo Revival structures originally built by park superintendent Jesse Nusbaum along the rim of Spruce Tree Canyon in the 1920s. The buildings were the first in the National Park Service to highlight a park’s cultural theme, and...

Oil Spring

Added by yongli on 10/27/2016 - 16:07, last changed on 01/05/2018 - 01:07
Located along Fourmile Creek (also known as Oil Creek) about six miles north of Cañon City , Oil Spring is a shallow oil seep that was the site of the first commercial oil production in Colorado. Primarily active from 1860 to 1881, the seep produced at most one to three barrels of oil per day. In...
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