Aug. 22, 2013

100 years ago: “Charley Ayers laid in a bunch of supplies and took them up to the Needleton mining district, where we understand he has a bunch of very promising claims. He intends to do his annual...

Aug. 21, 2013

100 years ago: “Irene Folk of Elco is among the 26 or more who are taking examinations as teachers. Now if it was an examination for millinery there would be a much smaller attendance. P.S. This is...

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Aug. 20, 2013

100 years ago: “Although but very little moisture fell in Durango proper, incoming ranchers reported that there was quite a heavy rain on the Florida Mesa during the day. The rain did a whole lot...

Aug. 19, 2013

100 years ago: “H.S. Harden, the well-known representative of the International Silverware Co., was interviewing his trade in the city. Harden is one of the highest paid traveling representatives...

Aug. 17, 2013

100 years ago: “The Pine River at La Boca is reported to be so low that fish, especially suckers, are dying for lack of water, wallowing in mud holes and that there is a stench from the dead ones.”...

Aug. 17, 2013

100 years ago: “Prof. Geo. F. Snyder of the Fort Lewis school, who had been visiting the Allison section on school matters, left for the Fort Lewis school this morning.” 75 years ago: “In the...

Aug. 16, 2013

100 years ago: “The Young Ladies Sewing Club held a moonlight picnic at Brookside and enjoyed themselves immensely. Miss Mae Spergo of Mancos was a guest of the party.” 75 years ago: “Miss Nancy...

Aug. 15, 2013

100 years ago: “If anyone should tell you that Silverton is at the tail end of the mineral procession in the San Juan triangle just refer them to the records of ore shipments during July of the...

Aug. 14, 2013

100 years ago: A classified advertisement read: “For Sale – The residence properties of W.T. Kirkpatrick on Third Avenue, between Eighth and Ninth streets, are for sale. Low prices and items can be...

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Aug. 13, 2013

100 years ago: “The Wright Amusement Company vaudeville artists, are drawing the big crowds to the Gem Theater. Their movies are fine, and each evening they put on three vaudeville acts of good...

Aug. 12, 2013

100 years ago: “Mrs. J. A. Coppinger and daughter, Miss Gladys, of North Durango went up to the summer camp at Pine Ridge where Mr. Coppinger has his summer headquarters for his large sheep...

Aug. 10, 2013

100 years ago: “The Rev. I. Linthicum, father of Mrs. Jasper Hayhurst, who is visiting his daughter, was pleasantly surprised. While calling at the home of Mrs. Brewer, a neighbor, he was greeted...

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