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  • Wild West Ride

    “Go West, young man.” He did, and Mark Twain gave a humorous account of...

    • Posted December 5, 2016
  • A Bear Attack in Estes Park

      Rocky Mountain Jim became famous for surviving the attack in 1871. See page...

    • Posted December 5, 2016
  • Famous Trail

    Unusual things happened in the 1800s along the Oregon Trail in Wyoming where pioneers...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
  • Estes Park Pioneer

      When young pioneer Abner Sprague built his first cabin in Estes Park in...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
  • Roof of the Rockies

    Trail Ridge Road through Rocky Mountain National Park is the best known scenic drive...

    • Posted October 1, 2016
  • The Mountain Men

      In the early 1800s, these men opened the Oregon Trail before most Americans...

    • Posted October 1, 2016
  • Famous Fort

    Fort Laramie was the most important outpost in the Old West, and several of...

    • Posted September 2, 2016
  • First Town in Our Area

    LaPorte north of Fort Collins was the gateway to the Rocky Mountains. See page...

    • Posted September 2, 2016
  • North Colorado Settler

    Pioneer Norman Fry settled in the Poudre Canyon northwest of Fort Collins in 1889...

    • Posted August 2, 2016
  • Town Named for a Pickle

    You can still buy vegetables made by the Kuner Empson company that made pickles...

    • Posted August 2, 2016