Archive for March, 2018

 

Photos I took during the 2016 and 2017 “Hot Rod Hill Climb” in Central City, Colorado. It’s a great event featuring pre-1965 vintage style hot rods. If you get a chance come on up to this year’s Hot Rod Hill Climb on the weekend of September 14-16, 2018.

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As Colorado’s past is swallowed up daily by the manic, urban, insanity that has overrun the state, it is easy to forget about those who came before us- But there were thousands of them, and their final resting places can be found tucked away in the trees or in isolated corners of the prairie. Here is a quick look at 25 of Colorado’s forgotten grave sites and cemeteries. (Click on images to expand)  Enjoy!

1. Red Wing Cemetery

Huerfano County, Colorado

2. Sligo Cemetery

Weld County, Colorado

3. Dory Hill Cemetery

Gilpin County, Colorado

4. Tijeras Cemetery

Las Animas County, Colorado

5. Captain Silas Soule’s Grave

Denver County, Colorado

Silas Soule disobeyed orders and refused to fire on the Cheyenne people during the Sand Creek Massacre on November 29, 1864. Soule was assassinated in Denver in 1865 after testifying against Colonel John Chivington during an investigation of the massacre.

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6. Bald Mountain Cemetery

Gilpin County, Colorado

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7. Martinez Cemetery

Otero County, Colorado

8. Gold Hill Cemetery

Boulder County, Colorado

9. Bordenville Cemetery

Park County, Colorado

10. Odd Fellows Cemetery

Gilpin County, Colorado

11. Norton Cemetery

Elbert County, Colorado

12. Como Cemetery

Park County, Colorado

13. Marble Cemetery

Gunnison County, Colorado

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14. Virginia Dale Pioneer Cemetery

Larimer County, Colorado

15. Vasquez Cemetery

Clear Creek County, Colorado

16. Parkville Cemetery

Summit County, Colorado

17. Confederate Veterans Plot

Fremont County, Colorado

18. Russell Gulch Cemetery

Gilpin County, Colorado

19. Sunshine Cemetery

Boulder County, Colorado

20. German Veterans of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871 Plot

Denver County, Colorado

21. Central City Catholic Cemetery

Gilpin County, Colorado

22. Prospector McKee’s Grave

Gunnison County, Colorado

23. Civil War Veterans Plot, Riverside Cemetery

Denver County, Colorado

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24. Idaho Springs Cemetery

Clear Creek County, Colorado

25. Farasita Cemetery

Huerfano County, Colorado

After a couple of initial bumps in the road, my book “The Gray Ghosts of Colorado- Book I: The Copperheads” is now available for purchase through the link posted below.

This book is the first in a four book series which will document the suppressed history of Colorado Territory’s southern origins, the secessionist movement of 1860-1861 and its leaders, an introduction to the Knights of the Golden Circle underground within Colorado Territory, and the political with hunt led by Governor William Gilpin and Major John Chivington that saw a large number of Colorado’s founding fathers imprisoned at the end of 1861. Covered in this book is the early history of Colorado from 1850 to 1861. Subsequent books in the series will follow in chronological order.

“The Gray Ghosts of Colorado” series represent the first work to-date, focusing solely on the secessionist/Confederate movement and organization specifically in Colorado Territory. While other texts touch on the subject, no scholarly work has ever been presented on the topic previously, and what little information there is available on the subject is largely false or sanitized based on my seven years of research and analysis. My book presents the facts, as they were in the years 1858-1861, and my research is based off of predominately pre-1920 sources, as later “accepted” sources are riddled with falsehoods and errors.

Book format: 8×10 inches, softcover, 224 pages, numerous black and white photos.

Price $19.99 plus shipping.

Also available in Ebook/Apple iPad format $3.99 and PDF file $6.99

Click the link below to get you copy of “The Gray Ghosts of Colorado- Book I: The Copperheads” and enjoy a history of Colorado you have never heard before.

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