Only in Boulder: The County's Colorful Characters

Only in Boulder: The County's Colorful Characters
Author: Silvia Pettem
Language English
Pages: 157
ISBN10: 1596299754
Genre: Uncategorized
Goodreads Rating: 3.89
ISBN13: 9781596299757
Published: June 4th 2010 by History Press

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.