Aspen, CO January 15th 2012 In 1879 the first prospectors arrived in what would soon become Aspen and determined the area contained large deposits of silver ore. For the next 14 years Aspen’s fortunes rose as it eventually produced 1/6th of the nation’s and 1/16th of the world’s silver.
Hayden Geological Survey reports are published indicating promising geologic formations in the Roaring Fork Valley for the p ... read more
North America » United States » Colorado » Aspen Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Residing in the southwest I have been fortunate enough to be able to take the time and explore areas out my back door that other families have saved years for just to be able to afford the opportunity. I have been raised with an appreciation of the outdoors and have always taken the time to understand and explore the world around me. Since my early years I have had the opportunity to share the experiences of National Parks, Wilderness Areas, State Parks and other areas of historical interest. I have had the opportunity to explore the archaeological ruins of the Native American cultures that ... full info