On This Date: June 29, 1906 Mesa Verde National Park Established

I don’t know about you but I really didn’t know what to expect the first time I visited Mesa Verde National Park.  Sure, I’d seen photos, read travel reports, and studied the history but for whatever reason, my pre-visit expectations just didn’t gel.  This was pretty unusual for me and for that reason, I was … Continue reading

On This Date: June 22, 1850. Gold Discovered in Colorado

Ok, technically in 1850 Colorado wasn’t yet a State but you get the idea.  There is a nice monument in Denver’s Inspiration Point Park that commemorates the occasion and since my photo above is only readable by those with superhero vision, I’ve transcribed it for you.   This Tablet is the Property of the State … Continue reading

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