Ghost Towns

The Colorado Ghost Town Born on the Fourth of July
The history of a Colorado ghost town tells us it was born on the Fourth of July.
According to legend, Independence, Colorado was established when prospectors struck gold nearby on July 4, 1879. Within a year, there were some 300 people living in the camp and it continued to grow...
Want to Explore Mesa County Ghost Towns?
Have you ever wondered why a town will build up only to fade away into nothingness over time? The Mesa County Central Library will be presenting "Exploring the Ghost Towns of Mesa County" by Zebulon Miracle on Tuesday, May 26th at 6:30 p.m.