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Fort Davy Crockett

Added by yongli on 05/09/2016 - 16:19, last changed on 12/28/2017 - 13:41
Fort Davy Crockett was one of three known nineteenth-century forts and trading posts on the western side of the Rocky Mountains, in the drainage systems of the Green and Colorado Rivers. From the mid-1830s to 1840, Fort Davy Crockett, along with Fort Uncompahgre and Fort Uintah, served as centers...

Old Spanish National Historic Trail

Added by yongli on 06/12/2015 - 15:58, last changed on 03/03/2021 - 01:07
The Old Spanish Trail was designated a national historic trail by an act of Congress in 2002. From 1829 to 1848, the major trade route extended 2,700 miles between Santa Fé de Nuevo Mexico (Santa Fe, New Mexico), and Alta California (Los Angeles, California). Mexico’s independence from Spain in...

Wheeler Geologic Area

Added by yongli on 10/28/2021 - 13:45, last changed on 10/28/2021 - 13:45
The Wheeler Geologic Area is a sixty-acre volcanic rock formation located within the La Garita Wilderness in the San Juan Mountains of southern Colorado. A prehistoric time capsule, Wheeler has in more recent years inspired two presidential interventions and tested both state and federal public...
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