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Field Division of Education
Historical Background for the Rocky Mountain National Park
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a. Foreword

b. Discovery and Exploration

c. Trading Posts on the South Platte

d. Early American Travelers

e. Resume of Political Boundary History of Colorado

f. The Gold Rush of 1858 and 1859: First Permanent Settlement by Americans

g. Joel Estes

h. The Earl of Dunraven in Estes Park

i. Isabella Bird

j. "Rocky Mountain Jim"

k. Colonies and Town Companies: Agicultural Settlement

l. Ascents of Long'S PeaK

m. Scientific Exploration

n. Other Topics

o. Bibliography


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