“A Fish Pond… or A Flower Garden… or Both”?

  By Loretta (Stevens) Bailey Come by the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center (RGRM&HC). Walk past the replica of an Allosaurus, who is standing guard over a close-by flower garden filled with bright yellow daisies.  Stop at the north end of the garden and you will see a large green sculpture made of … Continue reading “A Fish Pond… or A Flower Garden… or Both”?

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A Little Goes a Long Way

At the turn of the century, Cañon City, and the entirety of Colorado was filled with doctors who never worried there wouldn’t be enough work for them. Multitudes of people moved to the state for their health, many of them with tuberculosis meaning doctors were in high demand. Dr. W. T. Little was one of … Continue reading A Little Goes a Long Way

Calcite

Fremont County has had its fair share of company towns whose survival depended on the mining and industry operations of large companies like Colorado Fuel and Iron Company (CF&I). Some, like Brookside, managed to survive when the companies pulled out, while others, such as Chandler, became ghost towns with only a few foundations remaining. Calcite, … Continue reading Calcite