Fremont County

Run of the Mill

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When you visit a grocery store today, you don’t think too much about how your food was processed and generally don’t see the building in which it is produced or packaged. But the early settlers in Cañon City would have been able to look down the street or go straight to the door to see […]

Fremont County

Home Sweet Holmes

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Cañon City at one time was a city of doctors. With the combination of tuberculosis sufferers, mining towns, and a prison, there was never a shortage of work for doctors. Dr. R.E. Holmes arrived in Fremont County as a company physician for the Colorado Fuel & Iron (CF&I) Company and never left, deciding to make […]