Colorado's Colorful Characters

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Pruett Publishing, 1981 - History - 114 pages
Vignettes of colorful individuals who have had an impact on Colorado's history, including Zebulon Pike, Chief Ouray, Horace Tabor, Mollie Brown, Nicholas Creede, and cannibal Alferd Packer, whose judge said, "There was seven Democrats in Hinsdale County and you ate five of them!"
 

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This is a well-written and entertaining book, but if you are looking for historical accuracy, you will do better to look elsewhere.

Contents

THE EMPIRE BUILDERS
77
THE BOWL OF GOLD
86
COLORADOS WORTHY WOMEN
97
WHATS IN A NAME?
104
PHOTO CREDITS
112
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