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Chicago-Colorado Colony

Added by yongli on 12/06/2017 - 12:21, last changed on 11/11/2019 - 10:55
The Chicago-Colorado Colony (1871–73) established the city of Longmont near the confluence of St. Vrain and Left Hand Creeks in 1871. Financed by wealthy Chicagoans and consisting mostly of immigrants from the Midwest, the colony was an agricultural community that emphasized thrift, temperance, and...
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