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.
|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|