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Arthur Lakes

Added by yongli on 05/03/2017 - 14:22, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 07:36

Arthur Lakes

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Arthur Lakes (1844–1917) was an English naturalist who discovered dinosaur bones near Morrison in 1877, setting off the “dinosaur bone rush” in Colorado and the American West. Additionally, his research on mineral deposits and extraction methods proved essential to the region’s mining industry. An...

Jefferson County

Added by yongli on 03/31/2017 - 16:35, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 01:07
Jefferson County, commonly referred to as “Jeffco,” is named after former president Thomas Jefferson and covers 774 square miles in central Colorado west of Denver. Jeffco is bordered to the north by Boulder and Broomfield Counties, to the east by Adams , Denver , Arapahoe , and Douglas Counties,...

LoDaisKa Archaeological Site

Added by yongli on 05/25/2016 - 13:52, last changed on 08/26/2017 - 15:55
First excavated in 1956–57, the LoDaisKa Archaeological Site south of Morrison is a rockshelter that contains evidence of about 7,500 years of human occupation, from the Paleo-Indian period (before 6000 BCE) to the Early Ceramic (150–1150 CE). The site is especially significant for three main...

Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre

Added by yongli on 01/23/2017 - 11:13, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 06:26
Located just west of Denver near the town of Morrison , Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre combines awe-inspiring natural scenery with natural acoustic splendor. The 868-acre park stands 6,450 feet above sea level between the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains. The park’s amphitheater opened to the...
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