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November 1, 1861
Seat: Cañon City
county is named for explorer and presidential candidate John C.
County was founded as one of the original counties in Colorado.
In 1877 the county was split to add Custer
County. It is home to many of the state's prisons. The first
territorial prison was built in Fremont County in 1871. In
October of 1929 the Colorado State Penitentiary had the biggest
riot in its history.
many other places in Colorado, Fremont County was no stranger to
mining. It was home to many mines, including Wolf Creek Park in
Library - Cañon City
Macon Ave. Cañon City, CO 81212
(719)269-9020 Fax #: (719)269-9031
Monday - Thursday 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
and Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Gorge Regional Museum & History Center
at: 612 Royal Gorge Blvd. Cañon City, CO 81212
address: P.O. Box 1460 Cañon City, CO 81215
Hours: Open Wednesday - Saturday 10:00 to 4:00
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
Gorge, December, 1929
* Brookside *
Canon City * Coal Creek * Cotopaxi * Florence
* Lincoln Park *
Penrose * Rockvale * Williamsburg
Histories / Records
Mrs. Aruthu Horace McLain, Mrs. Guy U. Hardy, Mrs. B.F.
Rockafellow, Catherine Barron Twitchell, Mrs. Lillie J.K.
Fowden -Transcibed by Vicki Bryan;
District Court, The Deserted Village, A Rip Van Winkle
Sleep-Railroad Rumors-Indians, Signal Mountain-Fire
Telegraphs, Meagre Potal Facilities; Pioneer
Newspaper, First Saw Mill, Oil Springs, Argentiferous Galena,
The First Homicide, Centennial Saloon, General Merchandise,
First Billiard Table, First Bakery, First Meat Market, First
Brick Yard, First Child born in Canon City, First Town
G.A.R. Rosters, Greenwood Post No. 10 -Transcribed by Jackie
McCarty; Army Casualty List - Transcribed by Rose Stout;
Ethan Allen Post No. 56 -Transcribed by Larry
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