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Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado

Added by yongli on 05/12/2016 - 16:53, last changed on 09/04/2017 - 01:07
The United States Reclamation Service, later renamed the Bureau of Reclamation, was created in 1902 to advance settlement of the West through construction of large dams, reservoirs, canals, and other projects. Since then, the service has played an important role in the development of Colorado’s...

Inter-Laken Hotel

Added by yongli on 05/25/2016 - 14:53, last changed on 08/26/2017 - 15:28

Inter-Laken Hotel

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Originally established in 1879 as the Lakeside Resort, the Inter-Laken Hotel was developed by James V. Dexter into a high-class, late nineteenth-century resort near Twin Lakes . Popular for about two decades, the hotel declined and eventually closed in the early twentieth century as a series of...

Lake County

Added by yongli on 10/29/2015 - 14:20, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 01:07
One of Colorado’s original seventeen counties, Lake County is a mountainous, 384-square mile county in the west-central part of the state. Leadville , a historic mining town ringed by tall peaks near the headwaters of the Arkansas River , serves as county seat; at 10,152 feet, it is the highest...
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