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Cleora Cemetery

Added by yongli on 05/21/2018 - 15:03, last changed on 05/07/2020 - 10:21

Cleora Cemetery

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Cleora Cemetery is a historic four-and-a-half-acre burial ground located on a hill south of the Arkansas River about two miles southeast of downtown Salida . Originally associated with the short-lived town of Cleora, the cemetery received its first burials around 1880 and was the only cemetery in...

Lake County War

Added by yongli on 03/13/2020 - 15:28, last changed on 03/13/2020 - 15:28
The Lake County War of 1874–75 grew out of a personal dispute over land and water rights in an area where increasing settlement was making both resources relatively scarce. The conflict ultimately turned into a test of law, justice, and state legitimacy in a frontier community. After Elijah Gibbs...
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