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Arriba Country Marker (Panel 3 &4) image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, September 3, 2015
Arriba Country Marker (Panel 3 &4)
Colorado (Lincoln County), Arriba — 245 — Arriba Country Colorado
Panel 1 Arriba In frontier Arriba (locally pronounced "AIR-uh-buh"), the only thing more scarce than water was whiskey. Charles Creel, who founded the town in 1888 to greet the advancing Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific . . . — Map (db m89381) HM
Colorado (Lincoln County), Hugo — Hugo Country
Sand Creek Massacre At dawn on the morning of November 29 I was still in bed when I heard shouts and the noise of people running about the camp. I jumped up and ran out of my lodge. From down the creek a large body of troops was . . . — Map (db m107245) HM
Colorado (Lincoln County), Hugo — Welcome to Lincoln County
Welcome to Lincoln County, Home of Pioneer Hospitality! With its cowboy and homesteader heritage, Lincoln County is infused with an old-time spirit of hospitality. The discovery of gold in the Colorado mountains brought large cattle . . . — Map (db m107246) HM

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