Only in Boulder: The County's Colorful Characters

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Boulder County has captivated settlers and travelers since gold prospectors founded the town in 1859. Only in Boulder is a look at the fascinating people who make up the area's rich and historic past. Here, you'll vicariously mine for gold with Indian Jack, fight for temperance with Lena Dwight and dance to the tunes of Glenn Miller. You'll also learn of Horace and Baby Doe Tabor's elusive connection to Boulder County and visit the final resting place of outlaw Tom Horn. Acclaimed historian Silvia Pettem has been writing about Boulder and its people for decades. This selected collection of her columns brings to life some of Boulder's most memorable and unique visitors, residents, activists, artists and entrepreneurs. Each compelling character is a thread in the fabric of the Boulder we know and love today.
ISBN: 9781596299757
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Colorado
Series: American Chronicles
Images: 60
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Silvia Pettem started writing for the Boulder Daily Camera in the 1970s and has written the newspaper's history column since 1998. A longtime Boulder County resident, she is the author of more than a dozen books including Separate Lives: The Story of Mary Rippon and Someone's Daughter: In Search of Justice for Jane Doe.
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