“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Buena Vista, Colorado

Clickable Map of Chaffee County, Colorado and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Chaffee County, CO (11) Fremont County, CO (27) Gunnison County, CO (33) Lake County, CO (20) Park County, CO (20) Pitkin County, CO (14) Saguache County, CO (4)  ChaffeeCounty(11) Chaffee County (11)  FremontCounty(27) Fremont County (27)  GunnisonCounty(33) Gunnison County (33)  LakeCounty(20) Lake County (20)  ParkCounty(20) Park County (20)  PitkinCounty(14) Pitkin County (14)  SaguacheCounty(4) Saguache County (4)
Salida is the county seat for Chaffee County
Buena Vista is in Chaffee County
      Chaffee County (11)  
      Fremont County (27)  
      Gunnison County (33)  
      Lake County (20)  
      Park County (20)  
      Pitkin County (14)  
      Saguache County (4)  
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1Colorado (Chaffee County), Buena Vista — Getting from There to Here
Native peoples traveled through the Upper Arkansas Valley for centuries before European and American explorers. Ute, Comanche and other tribes traveled on foot until the arrival of the Spanish and the introduction of the horse in the 1600’s. . . . Map (db m107827) HM
2Colorado (Chaffee County), Buena Vista — Stagecoach Road to Riches
With the discovery of gold in California Gulch in 1860, getting to Oro City (now Leadville) meant an opportunity for fame and fortune. It would, however, be twenty years before railroad service traversed the Upper Arkansas . . . Map (db m107833) HM
3Colorado (Chaffee County), Buena Vista — The Placers In Between
In the late 1800’s, transportation of goods and people could be an arduous undertaking. Gold and silver fever led many to endure travel up the Arkansas River from Canon City to Leadville. Although arguably the largest and most notorious, . . . Map (db m107835) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022