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Colorado in World War I

Added by yongli on 09/13/2017 - 14:17, last changed on 11/11/2019 - 13:16
As Europe stumbled into war in late July and early August 1914, Coloradans viewed the conflict with mixed emotions. Some favored the English, French, Italians, Russians, and their allies. Others preferred the Germans and Austrians and their friends. The divisions were predictable. The 1910 federal...

Colorow

Added by yongli on 01/23/2017 - 15:59, last changed on 10/15/2019 - 08:43
One of the best-known Ute leaders of the nineteenth century, Colorow (c. 1813–88) was involved in many significant events in Colorado history, from his first contact with white Americans during the Colorado Gold Rush to the Meeker Incident and his namesake “ Colorow’s War ” of 1887. Colorow’s...

Montrose County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 16:29, last changed on 11/13/2019 - 12:14

Montrose County

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Montrose County covers 2,243 square miles in western Colorado. Named for its seat, Montrose , the county is bordered to the north by Mesa and Delta Counties, to the east by Gunnison County , to the south by Ouray and San Miguel Counties, and to the west by the state of Utah. The county has a...

Ouray

Added by yongli on 02/03/2017 - 11:37, last changed on 09/30/2019 - 10:31
Ouray (1833–80), whose name means “Arrow” in the Ute language, was a leader of the Tabeguache (Uncompahgre) band of Ute Indians in Colorado during the late nineteenth century. Even though Ouray had no ultimate authority over Colorado’s Utes and spoke little English, the US government assigned him...

Ute Indian Museum

Added by yongli on 12/05/2017 - 16:26, last changed on 09/18/2019 - 08:07
The Ute people , or as they call themselves, Nuche (The People), are Colorado’s longest continuous residents. Their rich cultural heritage and history is on display at the Ute Indian Museum. Nestled in the heart of traditional Uncompahgre Ute territory in Montrose , the Ute Indian Museum is History...
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