On This Date: May 24th, 1911 Colorado National Monument Established

Happy Birthday!  100 years ago today, after a long campaign by John Otto, The Colorado National Monument was established. Located just west of Grand Junction, the Monument is comprised of over 20,000 acres of canyons, sheer cliffs, red-rock formations, and other geology typical of high mountain desert landscapes. The National Parks Service is hosting a … Continue reading

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