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...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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  • 1895 - Longmont
    Long'mont, a post-village of Boulder co., Col., on the Colorado Central Railroad, 41 miles N. of Golden City, and 56 miles N.N.W. of Denver. It is...Read MORE...


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    Farmers National Bank
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    Northern Colorado Electric Power Plant, 1908
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    Main Street
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    Long's Peak from Longmont, Colo.
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    Coffman Street
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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...Read MORE...


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    The Auditorium
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    First Congregational Church and Residences
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    High School
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    Presbyterian Church
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    First Methodist Church
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    Trailway Motel
    U.S. Hiway 87-287
    Longmont, Colo.
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    Catholic Church
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    Public Library
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    First Lutheran Church
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  • 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...Read MORE...




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Farmers National Bank
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Northern Colorado Electric Power Plant, 1908
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Main Street
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Long's Peak from Longmont, Colo.
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Coffman Street
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High School
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The Auditorium
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First Congregational Church and Residences
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Presbyterian Church
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First Methodist Church
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Trailway Motel
U.S. Hiway 87-287
Longmont, Colo.
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Catholic Church
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Public Library
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First Lutheran Church
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  • 1895 - Longmont
    Long'mont, a post-village of Boulder co., Col., on the Colorado Central Railroad, 41 miles N. of Golden City, and 56 miles N.N.W. of Denver. It is... Read MORE...

  • 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... Read MORE...

  • 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... Read MORE...

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