Fremont County

Ready to Ride!

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Fremont County has a long history of cowboys.  From ranches to rodeos, our history isn’t lacking for events and activities tied to cowboys.  In 1941, the Trail and Saddle Club was officially formed with the aim to increase interest in horseback riding and to develop bridle trails in the region.  According to the February 12 […]

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Happy Birthday Frances Wildgen!

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The St. Cloud Hotel has gone by a few different names in its long history. It began life as the aforementioned name before becoming the Denton Hotel and Hotel Cañon and then finally the St. Cloud once more. It has had its successes and failures but under Frances Wildgen, with the name Hotel Cañon, the […]

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Calcite

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Fremont County has had its fair share of company towns whose survival depended on the mining and industry operations of large companies like Colorado Fuel and Iron Company (CF&I). Some, like Brookside, managed to survive when the companies pulled out, while others, such as Chandler, became ghost towns with only a few foundations remaining. Calcite, […]

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The Wheels on the Bus Go Round

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Transportation has changed drastically from the days of the horse and carriage. Automobiles gave rise to a whole new system of buses with routes traversing the country. As Fremont County began to grow in the 1870s, the mode of transportation was still by horse, or in a stagecoach or even an omnibus pulled by horses. […]