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Looking Back: Ed Nolan and His Trading Post - Part 1

by June Head/D.B. McGue on

Ed Noland Insured His Life to Finance Indian Trading Post in Early Days.... Before Cortez was founded; before Montezuma County was organized, a chapter of settling a portion of Colorado, opened one spring morning in 1882 when Oen Edgar Noland....... Read full article

Dig Deeper into Archaeology with Crow Canyon

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At the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, we believe that the study of the past is an intrinsically worthwhile endeavor that creates more informed and sustainable societies. Through a better understanding of human history, we discover ........ Read full article

Durango’s Iconic Train Station - Animas Museum

by Robert McDaniel on

Durango’s historic railroad depot is an iconic symbol of Durango’s rich history as a railroad town. One of the oldest, most significant and best preserved structures in town, it has anchored Durango’s Main Avenue Historic District for over 136 years.... Read full article

At Crow Canyon, Young Archaeologists Discover The Past

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Every summer, in Cortez, Colorado, a group of archaeologists will be investigating the history of the ancestral Pueblo Indians (Anasazi)—the people who built the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, and whose descendants are the present-day Pueblo....... Read full article

LOOKING BACK - Ho, for the Cliff Houses!

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Last Friday morning our party of fourteen mounted their horses enroute for the Cliff Houses in Mancos canon under the guidance of Sterl Thomas. We left Cortez about ten o’clock....................................................... Read full article

LOOKING BACK - Montezuma County Historical Society

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Then we lived on the Dolores River at Lone Dome we saw a great deal of the Indians in our first years there. Mr. Dunham used to ride at night so as to escape their attention....... Read full article

Springtime in Canyondlands

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Canyonlands-a unique land so distinct and beautiful it is unlike any place else on earth! Nowhere else will you find the fantastic, awesome, inspiring red rock formations that are as much a part of this amazing land as the clear blue skies........ Read full article

The Art of the Wine - Wineries of the Four Corners

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Vinification or winemaking is more of an art than a process, and though there are copious online sites with detailed instructions to the process, talking to a vintner is the best way to understand the passion involved when undertaking of the art...... Read full article

Explore the Hole in the Rock

by Bev Theberge on

Visit Hole N" The Rock, a most unique home, carved out of a huge rock in Utah's Canyonlands Country. This historic 5,000 square foot home and unusual gift shop and trading post are open all year. Take a guided tour of the home during business hours.... Read full article

Ancient Attractions- Aztec Ruins National Monument

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Is the wonder that visitors feel when they visit the Aztec Ruins National Monument by design? Why did the ancestral Pueblo people build so big at Aztec Ruins? The answers are elusive- and intriguing. Come visit the Aztec Ruins in Aztec New Mexico.... Read full article