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Bent County Colorado Historical Markers

 
Boggsville Marker with historic site in background. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, June 27, 2018
Boggsville Marker with historic site in background.
Colorado (Bent County), Las Animas — Boggsville
This tablet is the property of the State of Colorado — Boggsville Established in 1866. Named for Thomas O. Boggs, first settler on this site. Home of Kit Carson and John W. Prowers, noted . . . — Map (db m119664) HM
Colorado (Bent County), Las Animas — From Trail to TownSanta Fe National Historic Trail — Boggsville Historic Site
"...On crossing the river [Purgatoire] we found a large well-filled ranch...which had only just been built by two enterprising Yankees.:" –William Bell, railroad surveyor, 1867 Boggsville was established in the early . . . — Map (db m120701) HM
Colorado (Bent County), Las Animas — Santa Fe Trail1822 — 1872
{Title is text}Map (db m119393) HM
Colorado (Bent County), Las Animas — Welcome to Bent County
This region was once buffalo hunting grounds for the Cheyenne, Apache, Arapaho, Kiowa and Comanche. Tribes followed the buffalo throughout the plains and controlled the land. During this time, everything south of the Arkansas river was Mexico and . . . — Map (db m120709) HM
Colorado (Bent County), Las Animas — Welcome to Boggsville
The Arkansas River Valley is a historical frontier in both the American and European sense. Americans view the frontier as unsettled or a sparsely settled area lands on the edge of "civilization." To Europeans, frontiers are boundaries or borders . . . — Map (db m120698) HM

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