Roxborough (Images of America)
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. Both have lived in Roxborough Park for decades and are members of the Roxborough Area Historical Society. For this book, they searched for information and images from dozens of sources. Authors Flo Tonelli and Char Nauman share a love for Roxborough
About the Author Authors Flo Tonelli and Char Nauman share a love for Roxborough. . Both have lived in Roxborough Park for decades and are members of the Roxborough Area Historical Society. For this book, they searched for information and images from dozens of sources
They discovered an area described by their geologist as a range of naked and almost perpendicular rocks resembling a vast wall, parallel to the base of the mountain the whole scenery truly picturesque and romantic. Longs expedition traveled west across the plains into Americas western frontier and camped along the South Platte River where water rushed into the Platte Valley from Rocky Mountain peaks. Families live in sight of hogback formations, soaring red rocks, foothills, and mountains. In 1820, Stephen A. Roxboroughs history, geologic wonders, and wilderness is a story of those whose eyes reached toward the stars.. Paleo-Indians hunted Ice Age mammoths and ancestral bison in what is now Roxborough, Colorado. During the next 200 years, Roxborough has been home to Native Americans, mountain men, homesteaders, farmers, miners, dam builders, ranchers, railroad men, cowboys, and rocket scientists. Thousands arrive each year to hike trails in Roxborough State Park, Waterton Canyon, Colorado Trail, and Highline Canal
Five Stars Michele Miska Love the history and pictures! Great to have for guests to peruse when they visit.