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Ghost Towns: Eastern Colorado epub ebook

by Kenneth Jessen,Sarah Holdt,Will Citta

Ghost Towns: Eastern Colorado epub ebook

Author: Kenneth Jessen,Sarah Holdt,Will Citta
Language: English
Publisher: J.V. Publications; First edition (November 5, 2009)
ISBN: 1928656072
ISBN13: 978-1928656074
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 879
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Ghost Towns: Eastern Colorado is organized into three regions, Northern, Central and Southern and within each . Ghost Towns: Eastern Colorado completes his series now covering the entire state

Ghost Towns: Eastern Colorado is organized into three regions, Northern, Central and Southern and within each region, by county. The objective is to allow those that are interested in visiting these sites to have them geographically organized. Ghost Towns: Eastern Colorado completes his series now covering the entire state. Jessen has also made a number of television appearances on CBS Denver Channel 4 Colorado GetAways.

The book of Colorado's best ghost towns is a good book and very well organized.

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Noted Colorado historian Kenneth Jessen has over twenty books to his name, including Ghost Towns, Colorado Style (a three-volume set covering Colorado’s mountains); Ghost Towns, Eastern Colorado; and Colorado’s.

Noted Colorado historian Kenneth Jessen has over twenty books to his name, including Ghost Towns, Colorado Style (a three-volume set covering Colorado’s mountains); Ghost Towns, Eastern Colorado; and Colorado’s Best Ghost Towns.

Kenneth Jessen’s most popular book is Ghost Towns, Colorado Style: Northern Region. Ghost Towns Colorado Style: Volume 2 by. Kenneth Jessen. Colorado's Strangest by.

This is an incomplete list of ghost towns in Colorado, a state of the United States. Colorado has over 1,500 ghost towns. Currently only about 640 remain. Due to incomplete records and legends that are now accepted as fact, no list will ever be complete. Most Colorado ghost towns were abandoned for the following reasons: Mining towns were abandoned when the mines closed; many due to the devaluation of silver in 1893. Mill towns were abandoned when the mining towns they serviced closed.

Colorado ghost towns offer a peek in the foggy windows of a once-rowdy brothel, an ATV trek on roads no one bothered . Colorado Ghost Towns You Can Visit.

Colorado ghost towns offer a peek in the foggy windows of a once-rowdy brothel, an ATV trek on roads no one bothered to pave on their way out of town and stories of intense standoffs in gulches will remind you why this was the Wild West. St. Elmo, a Colorado ghost town near Buena Vista. Colorado’s mining boom put the state on the map as one of the most lucrative places to be in the late 1800s.

Colorado Ghost Towns – Mining Camps & Abandoned Towns. Visiting Colorado’s Top Ghost Towns. There are well over fifty ghost towns to visit. Each has its own local flavor, so many tourists decide to visit multiple during a journey through this beautiful state. Colorado is full of fascinating ghost towns located throughout the state, some of the best preserved around. These towns were abandoned for different reasons, some due to mining or economic struggles, others due to natural forces like cold winters. Read our ghost towns blog. Ghost Towns in Colorado.

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This book includes nearly 1,000 abandoned sites in Eastern Colorado covering 26 counties from the Colorado foothills eastward. It is a history of ghosts towns on a sea of grass - from stage stations, military forts, once-thriving towns along the cattle trails to agricultural communities. It is a tale of homsesteaders hoping to create a better life for their family. Contemporary photographs document the abandoned buildings and empty fields were people once got their mail, purchased their groceries and sent their children to school. Maps provide a handy reference to selected sites. An extensive bibliography and detailed index make using this book easy.
Reviews (4)
Weetont
Well Written, Interesting and Factual, by an author who live a few miles from me.

Rose Of Winds
I take this book with me every time I head east. Very informative and comprehensive. Would recommend this book to anyone interested in towns in Eastern Colorado. (many are not completely ghost towns)

Camper
Nice

Leniga
Have been to several of these old towns, some when they were still functioning in the mid to late '50's. Love the plains, the vastness, and the color when they get rainfall. Wildflowers as far as the eye can see. Haunting and nostalgic area. PBT

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