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True Tales from Colorados Past
From the real first settlement of Pueblo to the death of Buffalo Bill” Cody,
It Happened in Colorado gives readers a unique look at intriguing people
and episodes from the history of the Centennial State.
Learn how a prehistoric tribe of one hundred men, women, and children killed and butchered nearly two hundred bison in one day. Read about the early days of the Denver Mint. And discover the sad story of what happened to Robert Ford after he murdered the infamous outlaw Jesse James.
In an easy-to-read style thats entertaining and informative, popular western historian James A. Crutchfield recounts some of the most captivating moments in the history of Colorado.
Colorado has historical high points as grand as its magnificent mountains. In this book, author James A. Crutchfield scales thirty-six of these historical summits. From a prehistoric bison hunt to a mad scramble for a fortune in gold "It Happened in Colorado" is a window into the Centennial State's colorful past.
About the Author
is a popular western historian and the author of numerous books, including It Happened in Montana, It Happened in Washington,
and other It Happened In