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Photo postcard of the Maxwell place, taken by John Ambos. "Among the very early pioneers of the area were Elliott and Mary Maxwell who located on 160 acres of land at the confluence of the Grand River and Elk Creek, about four miles west of McCoy about 1896. The elevation there was about 6,500 feet, the lowest in the area where most vegetables and some varieties of hardy fruits could be grown." -- McCoy Memoirs p.155 [Title supplied from catalog...
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"Pioneers Mary and Frank Groh on their still unimproved ranch on Rock Creek, below McCoy [1/4 mile south] in [May] 1891. The man to the right of Mr. Groh is unidentified but the man doing the driving is Sam Elliott." -- McCoy Memoirs p.121 [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Martha Goodall, standing, is watching her daughter, Alice Goodall, bottle feed a fawn. They are standing in front of the first house built in Eagle, Colorado. There are other structures in the background. Two men are seated in a wagon at the far right. William F. Woods is on the left. Henry C. Goodall, at the far right, is holding snowshoes. Alice was married in this house in 1884 to William Franklin Wood. She was the mother of Robert Woods....
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Albert Gates, brother of James P. Gates, and his family. Albert is at far left. Back row, from left: Amelia (Millie) Borwn Gates, Albert's wife; daughter Flora Gates. Front row, from left: son Artie Gates, Flora's daughter, and Anna Gates (daughter of Millie and Albert).
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"Eleanor, John and Jack [Alonzo] Hudson at their home on Trail Creek, ten miles northeast of McCoy in 1901." -- McCoy Memoirs, p. 282 [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]