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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...

Longmont Historic Districts

Added by yongli on 08/25/2017 - 11:32, last changed on 11/07/2019 - 12:05
The East and West Side Historic Districts in Longmont are located east and west of Main Street and south of Longs Peak Avenue. They contain many of the city’s earliest homes. The East Side Historic District includes 67 historic houses and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in...
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