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Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA - Farmers National Bank
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Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA
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Where is Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA?  ...Longmont began in an unusual way. In 1870, a group of prominent men in Chicago decided to start a new town in Colorado . They sold memberships in this new town, called "The Chicago-Colorado Colony" and used the money to buy 60,000 acres of land for a townsite and nearby farms in a carefully chosen site in northern Colorado . They planned the town, and brought people, lumber, and building materials to the barren site, where they built a small town by the summer of 1871. They named the new town " Longmont " in honor of Longs Peak, clearly visible from the town...
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1916
Longmont, a banking post-town of Boulder co., Colo., on the Colorado and Southern R. and the Burlington Route, 36 miles NNW. of Denver. It is surrounded by grand mountain-scenery and in its vicinity gold and lignite are found. Pop. in 1900, 2201.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher


News 1955 - UAL AIRLINER CRASH NEAR PLATTEVILLE KILLS 44 TURNING GREELEY ARMORY INTO CROWED MORGUE.
DC6B Exploded While in Air, Some Report.
By Gordon G. Gauss
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A four-engine United Air Lines plane - some witnesses said it seemed to explode in the air - crashed in a northern Colorado sugar beet field Tuesday night, killing all 44 persons aboard.

The disaster hitting the New York-to-Seattle DC6B craft was the second major crash the air line has suffered in the Rocky Mountain region in less than four weeks.

A UAL airliner smashed into Medicine Bow Peak in southern W... Read MORE...



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Blessing
male Donald A Blessing (17 Apr 1925, Shelton (Huntington), Fairfield, Connecticut, USA - 2 Sep 2009, Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA) gravestone

Wikstrand
male Victor E Wikstrand (12 Jan 1894, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA - Dec 1975, Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA)

Witherow
male John Fold Witherow (30 Sept 1849, , Pennsylvania, USA - 5 July 1932, Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA)
 


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