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El Corazon de Trinidad National Historic District

Added by yongli on 03/15/2016 - 15:22, last changed on 09/04/2021 - 12:18
El Corazon de Trinidad (“the heart of Trinidad”) National Historic District covers a particularly well-preserved portion of downtown Trinidad that includes many blocks of adobe and brick buildings from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Established in 1861 along the Santa Fé Trail...

Fishers Peak State Park

Added by yongli on 06/13/2022 - 15:31, last changed on 11/12/2022 - 10:18
Established in 2019 as Colorado’s forty-second state park, Fishers Peak State Park covers 19,200 acres south of Trinidad near the New Mexico border. The mountainous area includes a cluster of hills and mesas that give way to the Colorado plains to the north and Raton Pass , a historic gateway to...

Las Animas County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 16:20, last changed on 11/30/2022 - 05:39
Las Animas County, the largest county in Colorado, covers 4,775 square miles in the southern end of the state, east of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains . It was originally part of a larger Huerfano County that encompassed all of southeast Colorado. Today, it is bordered by Huerfano County to the...

United Mine Workers of America

Added by yongli on 01/21/2021 - 14:09, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 09:43
The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) formed in 1890 to fight for better pay and working conditions for the nation’s coal miners. In Colorado the union was most active in the early twentieth century, with thousands of members joining strikes in the southern coalfields of Fremont , Huerfano ,...
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