By Loretta (Stevens) Bailey Now: The address above may seem a bit confusing. For those who don’t know, at one time North Cañon and South Cañon co-existed as two separate towns, for 68 years. Then: An article in the Cañon City Daily Record dated September 30, 1959 announced the Unification Ceremonies to be held. Less […]
It’s sometimes hard to imagine how Cañon City became the agricultural center it was during the 20th century. For one, water isn’t as abundant here as it is in many other places. That didn’t stop Dall DeWeese who decided he would find a water supply for his nursery and all the local orchards. DeWeese claimed […]
By Loretta (Stevens) Bailey Many, many years ago a spring was naturally born to provide water for many different purposes at different times. The source of the spring was an aquifer. As snowmelt and rainwater trickle through cracks and fractures in the rock formations, the aquifer is filled and the water table rises. The water […]
Join us this Saturday, February 3rd at 1:00 PM for a panel program on water in Fremont County! The museum is open Wednesday – Saturday between 10 AM – 4 PM. Contact us at (719) 269-9036 or email us at email@example.com.