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By Loretta (Stevens) Bailey Now: One day after numerous phone calls from the telephone marketers, which has been going on for years. I had a thought about snake oil salesmen of days gone past. I did some reading about snake oil on-line. Found this definition on Wikipedia. The term snake oil has since been established […]
Now & Then: “FIRE, FIRE HURRY! HERE COME THE FIREMEN!” By: Loretta (Stevens) Bailey Now: This is a comparison of Cañon City’s fire stations present and past. I have researched archives and files at Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center. Finding a treasure of information. News articles, photographs, City Directories and old fire logs in […]
Oreodelphia By Loretta (Stevens) Bailey Now: I was going through subject files looking for a file that would make an interesting blog. I thought I had found that file and was sure it would be an impressive one to write about. Living here most of my life and hearing an assortment of stories, I had […]
By: Loretta (Stevens) Bailey and George Stevens Note: To the readers, there is a quiz at the end of four leaf rubs of the trees listed in the blog: The Buckeye, Cottonwood, Maple, and Elm. So, how did the Buckeye get its name? Who planted the old Cottonwood trees along the Arkansas in 1862-1863? The […]