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Crowley County Colorado Historical Markers

 
Crowley Marker on left. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, June 27, 2018
Crowley Marker on left.
Colorado (Crowley County), Crowley — Crowley — Biggest Little Town
Times of Thriving, Times of Striving Fertile soil and plenty of irrigation water set the stage for farms that thrived for forty years, beginning in 1919. The area around Crowley was bursting with orchards, vegetable farms, an alfalfa . . . — Map (db m119634) HM
Colorado (Crowley County), Crowley — Crowley Communities / National Sugar Company / Last Days of the Buffalo / Crowley Country
Crowley Communities If the dry summers of the late 1920s spelled trouble for Crowley County, the Dust Bowl of the 1930s spelled disaster. Many farmers simply packed up and left, and their acreage reverted to grasslands and became cattle . . . — Map (db m120745) HM

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