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Anne Evans Mountain Home

Added by yongli on 06/28/2017 - 14:41, last changed on 01/18/2020 - 12:19
The Anne Evans Mountain Home is a rustic cottage built by Anne Evans at an elevation of about 8,200 feet on her family’s large ranch in the Upper Bear Creek watershed in eastern Clear Creek County . Completed in 1911, the house was notable for its vertical log construction and artistic interiors,...

Elbert County

Added by yongli on 04/27/2017 - 16:44, last changed on 03/03/2020 - 01:07

Elbert County

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Elbert County, named for former Colorado territorial governor Samuel H. Elbert , covers 1,851 square miles on the Great Plains southeast of Denver . It is bordered to the north by Arapahoe County , to the east and south by Lincoln County , to the south by El Paso County , and to the west by Douglas...

John Evans

Added by yongli on 01/16/2020 - 15:22, last changed on 05/27/2020 - 15:20
John Evans (1814–97) served as second governor of Colorado Territory , from 1862 to 1865. His role in precipitating the massacre of peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians at Sand Creek in November 1864 forced him to resign. A doctor and Methodist minister who helped found Northwestern University in...

Morrison

Added by yongli on 02/01/2017 - 13:48, last changed on 04/01/2020 - 01:07
Morrison is a small tourist-oriented town of restaurants and antique shops located along Bear Creek in the valley south of Red Rocks , about fifteen miles southwest of Denver . Established in 1872, the town relied on George Morrison’s quarrying industry in its early years but gradually shifted to a...
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