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Colorado Prospector.  Detroit Publishing Co. 1900. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Washington, D.C. 20540
Colorado Prospector. Detroit Publishing Co. 1900
Courtesy Library of Congress

Gold mill along the Million Dollar Highway south of Ouray, Colorado. Uncompahgre River is visible below. - Russell Lee 1940 - Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division Washington, DC

Gold mill along the Million Dollar Highway south of Ouray, Colorado
Photo by Russell Lee, 1940 -  Courtesy Library of Congress

Ute Basket

Montrose, Colorado
Additional Resources

Colorado Vital Records
Comprehensive resource for locating vital records on the Internet.  Colorado birth certificates, death records, marriage licenses and more.

Bureau of Land Management - General Land Office Records
Millions of Federal land title records issued between 1820 and 1908. Military Land Warrants issued to soldiers as a reward for military service are currently being added including digitized records dating back to 1810.

The USGenWeb Project
Internet Web sites for genealogical research in every state of the U.S. The Project is non-commercial and strives for free access to all. Transcribed census records, tombstones, deed records, local courthouse and government information, ancestor photos, historical landscape photos, newspaper articles, transcriptions of journals and diaries, historical maps and much more.

Colorado USGenWeb
Genealogical and historical information at no cost to visitors. All counties have an area to post queries and links to the state page and USGenWeb Archives.

Colorado USGenWeb - Montrose County - Fore-Kin Trails Genealogical Society
Fore-Kin Trails Genealogical Society seeks to "promote interest in genealogical research, share knowledge and resources, locate and preserve records and assist in the expansion of genealogical materials in the Montrose area."

The National Archives - Archival Research Catalog
Online catalog of historically valuable materials of the U.S. Government dating back to the Revolutionary War era. Over 153,000 of the over six billion records have been digitized and made available through the online search.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) - Family Search
Search census records, international genealogical index, pedigree resource file, Social Security death index, vital records, family history Web sites. Download free software to help keep your records organized.

The Ted Kierscey Collection
Early images of Montrose, Colorado, and the Uncompahgre River.

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Liberty Bell
Liberty Bell Inscription:
Proclaim LIBERTY throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof Lev. XXV X. By Order of the ASSEMBLY of the Province of Pennsylvania for the State House in Philad. Pass and Stow MDCCLIII

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Revolutionary War Cannon

Revolutionary War Cannon

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