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Although the written history of Ouray County primarily relates the stories of men, numerous women made important contributions to the early development of Ouray County. Una Whinnerah, Kitty Heit, Helen Croft, and Cora Orendorf, all born in the 19th century, may […]Continue reading
Mining, Ranching and Railroads! Ouray County is filled with stories! Although the images of miners are prevalent, the history of Ouray County extends far beyond. Originally develpoed as a junction for the Denver Rio Grande Railroad, Ridgway soon turned to ranching and farming […]Continue reading
From Mining to Ranching to Soaking in Natural Hot Springs; The Beauty of Ouray County is Everlasting! The Ute Indians arrived in what is today known as Ouray County about 1300 AD to find a land formed some 35 million […]Continue reading