Early Mining and Transportation in Southwestern Colorado 1860-1881 – The history of early mining and transportation history in Southwestern Colorado up until the time of the removal of the Ute Indians from the area.
St. Louis, Rocky Mountain & Pacific Company – The St. Louis, Rocky Mountain, & Pacific Company began in New Mexico in 1905. The coal mining company became the largest coal producer in the state.
Jean “John” Baptiste Richard – Jean ‘John’ Baptiste Richard, Sr. was a trapper, trader, interpreter, and entrepreneur, who managed several trading posts in the west and built bridges.
Fort Bernard, Wyoming – Fort Bernard, Wyoming was a small trading post located along the Oregon Trail about eight miles southeast of Fort John (which later became Fort Laramie).
Fort Lupton, Colorado – Fort Lupton, also called Fort Lancaster, was a trading post established in 1836 by Lancaster P. Lupton in Weld County, Colorado.
Wagon Mound Massacre, New Mexico – Occurring near Wagon Mound, New Mexico a group of ten men traveling with the Mail Express were attacked and killed in May, 1850.
Witch Hunts in Connecticut – While not as famous as the Salem, Massachusetts witch trials of 1692, witch hunts in Connecticut began decades earlier in 1647 and lasted until 1697.
June Newsletter – Legends of America turns 15 years old. We take a look back at some of our earliest articles from 2003, along with 15th Anniversary specials.
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