CO Patriotic
The Centennial State is home to a number of communities with "patriotic" names. While these names don't necessarily come from patriotic origins, they ultimately have a nice ring to them. Here's a short list of Colorado towns with patriotic "sounding" nam…
Abandoned Oil Wells
Colorado is known for its boom or bust industries; from gold and silver mining, coal, and oil and gas drilling. This map of abandoned wells in Colorado will show you just how much the state depended on the industry.