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Return to The Civil War
A. Hillsboro Trail Head
Trail Head for the Hillsboro Trail
B. Yucca in the Snow
Yucca in the Snow
C. Horse Corral
Visitors to the Cedarvale Dude Ranch were assigned a horse during their stay. The corral areas is where the horses were kept when not in use.
D. Scenic View of South Trail Creek
Scenic View of South Trail Creek
E. First View of Hillsboro
The blacksmith shop and post office are the first buildings visitors see when walking into Hillsboro.
An example of cowboy carpentry at the Hillsboro post office
H. The blacksmith's view
Eddy Hulbert's view from his blacksmith shop window of the post office and South Trail Creek.
I. Tools of the trade
Remnants of Eddy Hulbert's blacksmith business
J. St John house foundation
The foundation of the St. John house that was built after the main house burned down in the winter of 1947-48. This home met the same fate.
K. Root Cellar
A small bridge crosses South Trail Creek to the root cellar and what remains of the St. John home.
L. Stone Milk House and Root Cellar
Edith Barry raised a large garden, milk cows, and an orchard full of fruit. Produce from these endeavors were stored in the milk house and root cellar.
M. Eddy Hulbert's Cabin and Chicken Coop
Eddy Hulbert came to Hillsboro as an orphan and became a skilled silver- and blacksmith. This was his home.
N. Wall paper remnants
Visitors can see remnants of the wallpaper that remains on the ceiling of Eddy Hulbert's cabin.
O. Historic Road
The historic road starts behind Eddy Hulbert's cabin and takes visitor up to the park road. This is the beginning of the longer loop.
P. Fence Along the Trail
Several sections of historic juniper fence remain along the Hillsboro Trail.
Q. Hillsboro from the Historic Road
This may have been the first view of the Cedarvale Dude Ranch for most visitors.
R. Just Wide Enough
The historic Hillsboro road was just wide enough to bring visitors and freight into the ranch.
S. Historic Road Looking Down Toward the Ranch
Guests to Hillsboro may have been surprised by the hidden oasis they found at the bottom of this road.
T. Historic Entrance
This gate marks the beginning of the historic road into Hillsboro from the park road.