Ouray County Historical Society Journal, Volume 4, 2010

Ouray County Historical Society Journal, Volume 4, 2010


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Volume 4 of the Ouray County (Colorado) Historical Society Journal presents eleven articles relating to the history of Ouray County. The articles focus on people as well as events that shaped Ouray County. Former OCHS President and Ouray historian Roger Henn writes about the history of the 1887 Jackson House while Stella Henn (Roger's mother) describes a climb to Twin Peaks in 1910. OCHS Curator Don Paulson writes about the mining history of the area and adds a tribute to former newspaper editor Joyce Jorgensen. OCHS archivist Glenda Moore takes us back to an 1899 stage holdup while OCHS board member Gail Saunders presents interviews with Ouray old-timers about Christmases past. Geologist and historian Jim Pettengill pieces together the intricate story of the Marlow brothers while Karen Risch, former Ouray Trail Group president relates the early years of the organization. Retired publicist Harriet Fleischer reports on an interview with former St. Joseph's Hospital employee Peggy Cox. Former school teacher Susan Huet describes research into the past of her historic Ridgway home. The final article, written by Claude Miner more than 50 years ago, describes his Ouray experiences in the early 20th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780980060379
Publisher: Mount Sneffels Press
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.27(d)

About the Author

The authors are members of the Ouray County (Colorado) Historical Society.

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