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Cast and ECHS docents for the River View Cemetery Tour, a production of the Eagle County Historical Society and the 2014 fundraiser. Front row, L to R: Sarah Pounder (Violet Buffehr), Cooter Overcash (Hank Elliott), Cindy Jones (Augusta Nelson), Doug Lewer (Hugh Luby), Sandy VanCampen (docent), Janice Tonz (Sophie Knight) Back row, L to R: Kathy Heicher (docent), Donna Spinelli (Elvira Schlegel), Brian Hall (Billy Booco), Laura Thompson (docent),...
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Monica Heeren Barnes holding son, Boyd Barnes, born July 5, 1920. They are in the cabin door on Castle, the original homestead. She was born in 1899 in Whiting, Iowa. She was helping her cousin on a ranch in South Dakota when she met Guy T. Barnes, working as a herdsman. They married and moved to Eagle, Colorado, where Mr. Barnes was employed by Andrew Christiansen. "While living in a cabin owned by Mr. Christainsen, Guy and Monica Barnes began...
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Albert Gates [born 1844], older brother of James P. Gates, standing with his daughter Anna [born 1882]. "He had the urge to move west and liked the sound of sunny California. He settled there around 1890." -- The Gates Genealogy.
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"Former Conger Mesa resident, Marie Theisen Fic, now of Denver." -- McCoy Memoirs, p.253 Photo taken on April 5, 1964. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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"Centenarian Perry Ault at Kremmling on his 100th birthday, October 23, 1967." -- McCoy Memoirs p.161 Perry Ault is the author of From Oxen to Jet Planes, 1971. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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Lucksinger's house in Basalt, Colorado. From the Basalt Regional Heritage Society Walking Tour: "Luchsinger Half-Way House. In 1885 Gabe and Julia Sneider Luchsinger arrived in Frying Pan Junction (Basalt). Gabe was an enthusiastic fisherman and along with his brothers Ottomar, Gabriel, Marcus and Jacob, would catach fish and take them in gunny sacks to Aspen to sell. In addition to their fishing, Gabriel and Julia ran a dairy ranch and in 1887...
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Mother of Joseph Dewey Allen, 1881-1961.
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Monica and Guy Barnes standing for a photo.
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Charles William Bryant was married to Louise Brockie Bryant. The couple were the parents of Jennie May Bryant, who would marry into the Hart family in Colorado.
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"Pioneer Day at McCoy, Colorado, August 18, 1969." -- McCoy Memoirs p.333 [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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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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Brett Homestead as it looked in October 1997. (Located near Edwards, Colorado)
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Louis and Edith Fenno standing next to their home at Squaw Creek. [Title supplied from catalog prepared by the Eagle County Historical Society.]
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The Parachute Store, Doll Bros. & Smith, in Parachute, Colorado. The store is decorated for the 4th of July. People are standing on the boardwalk. Train is at left. Zachariah Doll was the Doll brother most involved with the store.
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Studio portrait of Addison L. and Bird Crawford Hockett, early pioneers of Eagle County. He married Birdie Crawford on November 22, 1898. They lived in Gypsum and had six children. Addison's father, Barclay Hockett, first settled on the mouth of Brush Creek in 1882, in an area now known as Hockett Gulch. Barclay Hockett was Eagle's first postmaster. [Thanks to Bill Stephens, Sr., for this information.] [Title supplied from catalog prepared by...
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Madison Cassius "Cash" Gates and his brother, Albert E. Gates (at right) visiting J. P. Gates in Burns. The child is unidentified. "Madison Cassius Gates, born in 1852, like his older brothers Albert and James P., also had a desire for adventure. He migrated [from Ohio] westward to Hebron, Nebraska, around 1881, and later moved to California.
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Albert Gates, brother of James P. Gates, and his sister, Sarah. THey're standing in a yard and Sarah is holding flowers. Sarah was born in 1835 and is 90 in this photograph.
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William S. and Nora (Steward) Johnson pose for a photograph in 1900.
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Headstone for the progenitor of the Gates family in Colorado, George Gates (son of Johannes Andreas Getz) in the Boger Cemetery, York, Ohio. "Gorg Getz born in 1759 also became a professional soldier, serving as private in the Colonial Militia, Pennsylvania Line, Northampton county, Pennsylvania. In 1778 Gorg Getz transferred from the Colonial Militia to the command of Major Daniel Boone as Ranger on the Frontier, stationed at Fort Reading. He was...
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A group at the original Doll family cabin at Dotsero. Lucy Doll is standing at far left; Susan Doll is sitting on the porch rail next to Franklin Doll. The others are not identified. The Doll's moved to Gypsum Valley 1n 1888. [Either this photo or 2012.012.001 is flipped.]