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Longmont, Colorado, USA

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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...
www.ci.longmont.co.us/ museum/ research/ history.htm



Longmont, Colorado, USA - Farmers National Bank
Longmont, Colorado, USA

Farmers National Bank
Longmont, Colorado, USA - Main Street
Longmont, Colorado, USA

Main Street
Longmont, Colorado, USA - High School
Longmont, Colorado, USA

High School
Longmont, Colorado, USA - Presbyterian Church
Longmont, Colorado, USA

Presbyterian Church

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1916
Longmont, a banking post-town of Boulder co., Colo., on the Colorado and Southern R. and the...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...Read MORE...


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