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The Story of a Gold Mining Town That Wasn’t

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Hessie and Fourth of July trail heads are two of the most popular portals to hiking in the Indian Peaks Wilderness.  What’s not to like.  Both have trails leading to beautiful alpine lakes, glowing aspen leaves, and craggy peaks.  But I wonder how many of those…

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Colorado Road Trips History

Colorado’s Ugly History

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Camp Amache.  If I didn’t know better, I would have thought it was the name of some long forgotten Native American village.  Instead, it is a symbol of one of the uglier sides of American history. Our local public radio has been broadcasting a series called…

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History Recreation

Rollins Pass (from the west side)

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Traffic as far as the eye could see.  I wasn’t prepared for this.  I expected traffic in Washington, DC, but not on I-70 in rural Colorado.  Nevertheless, a line of cars and trucks were bumper to bumper east bound all the way up to the Eisenhower…

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Meaning behind the flag

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Working as a Park Ranger for many years, I became fascinated with visiting other national park sites.  One of my most memorable visits occurred at Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore.  I got to learn all about our national anthem as well as a lot of…

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