Local History Websites

Colorado Historical Society – collects, preserves, and interprets the history of Colorado for present and future generations.

Colorado State Archives – Preserves Colorado’s legal and historical records and promotes their use.

Colorados Historic Newspaper Collection – Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes 147 newspapers published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. CHNC contains over 477,000 digitized pages. As of 3/15/2013, this collection includes 10th Mountain Division Newspaper publications dating from World War II.

Eagle County Cemeteries – Start your search for information about cemeteries in Eagle County from this website.

Eagle County History – History of Eagle County.

Erich Windisch – this link takes you to a New York Times obituary for a local legend.

Gore Range Information – Follow links from this page to even more information about the Gore Range.

Heritage West – database brings together digital objects from the collections of museums, libraries, historical societies and archives from throughout the Western United States.

Lord Gore – this site provides historical information about Lord Gore, for whom the Gore Range was named.

Place Names in Colorado – Search for Colorado place names alphabetically or by county.

Vail Mountain History – early history of Vail Mountain explained.