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Saddle Up for Your Colorado Dude Ranch Vacation.

The sense of discovery and freedom that existed in the Colorado Rocky Mountains centuries ago still lives on today.

Colorado History

Colorado's rich history includes Native Americans, the turn-of-the-Century Gold Rush years, pioneers, fur trappers, silver barons, cowboys and gunfighters. Whether you're a history buff or simply interested in gaining a feel for Colorado's past, numerous intriguing sites await you.


Cliff Dwellings and Mesa-top Villages Built Between 450 ? 1300 A.D. Mesa Verde National Park
First False Gold Strike Cherry Creek and South Platte River, 1858
First True gold strike Clear Creek, 1858
Never Climbed Pikes Peak Lt. Zebulon Pike
Easiest Way up Pikes Peak Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Denver Woman Who Survived the Sinking of the Titanic April 14, 1912 ?Unsinkable? Molly Brown
Most Fashionable Men?s Hats from New York to Paris from 1820 -1840 Beaver hats
Next Fashion Fad After Beaver Hats Buffalo robes
Butch Cassidy?s Colorado Hideout Brown?s Park in northwestern Colorado
Oldest Town in Colorado San Luis, est. 1851
First Church in Colorado Our Lady of Guadalupe in Conejos,
The Wickedest City in the West Julesburg, Colorado (according to Mark Twain?s Roughing It)
Rocky Mountains Formed 1.7 billion years ago

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