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Beef Industry on the Colorado Plains

Added by yongli on 06/15/2021 - 14:47, last changed on 06/15/2021 - 14:47
Colorado’s beef industry traces its roots back to the latter half of the nineteenth century, when cowboys drove cattle across the plains in some of the most iconic imagery of the American West. However, the state’s modern beef industry did not begin until after World War I , when stock raisers...

German Congregational Zion Church (Zion United Church of Christ)

Added by yongli on 11/06/2015 - 14:25, last changed on 11/18/2019 - 12:32
The German Congregational Zion Church of Sterling (428 Chestnut St, Sterling, CO 80751) was established by Germans from Russia in 1911, and the church building itself was constructed in 1926–27. The oldest church in Sterling founded by the German Russian community, it helped immigrants hold on to...

Logan County

Added by yongli on 09/29/2016 - 15:57, last changed on 02/01/2021 - 14:48
Logan County, named for Civil War General John A. Logan, covers 1,845 miles of the Great Plains in northeast Colorado. It is bordered to the north by the state of Nebraska, to the east by Sedgwick and Phillips Counties, to the southeast by Yuma County , to the south by Washington County , to the...

Sterling

Added by yongli on 06/28/2017 - 14:05, last changed on 08/16/2020 - 01:07
Sterling is the county seat of Logan County in northeastern Colorado. Founded by homesteaders along the South Platte River in 1881, Sterling quickly developed into a commercial hub on Colorado’s eastern plains . Although it has been through its share of booms and busts, the town continues to serve...
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