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Chicago-Colorado Colony

Added by yongli on 12/06/2017 - 12:21, last changed on 11/11/2019 - 10:55
The Chicago-Colorado Colony (1871–73) established the city of Longmont near the confluence of St. Vrain and Left Hand Creeks in 1871. Financed by wealthy Chicagoans and consisting mostly of immigrants from the Midwest, the colony was an agricultural community that emphasized thrift, temperance, and...

Colorado Gold Rush

Added by yongli on 05/06/2016 - 14:50, last changed on 12/03/2019 - 01:07
The discovery of gold near present-day Denver in 1858–59 drew thousands of people to present-day Colorado, prompting the political organization of first a US territory and later a state. Many current cities and towns, including Denver , Boulder , Black Hawk , Breckenridge , and Central City , were...

Greeley

Added by yongli on 06/19/2018 - 13:33, last changed on 10/08/2019 - 09:45
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...
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